Thanks to the advancement of film, computer gaming and special effects, 3D animation is increasingly popular. This has meant that the demand for specially trained 3D animators is higher than ever. Courses might be called 3D animation, or 3D computer animation. You will learn a variety of cutting edge skills, such as graphic design, visual effects, character animation and motion capture.
A postgraduate degree in 3D animation will allow you to build on your knowledge and skills. You will further develop your practical skills, learning more advanced and complex techniques. Your postgraduate modules might include working on animals and creatures, character performance, and locomotion and mechanics.
Your degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, as well as practical and computer laboratory sessions. There will be an emphasis on practical application, and you may be presented with the opportunity to take part in a work placement, or attend talks and classes with industry professionals.