Pre-Masters in Animation & Gaming

General

Program Description

Overview

#1 School in the UK for Animation & Gaming, as awarded by The Rookies (2017), at the CG Awards!

The University of Hertfordshire's innovative Animation programme is recognised globally as one of the best, boasting students who exhibit extraordinary talent, supported by a first-class lecturing team with years of professional experience.

Students have access to industry-standard facilities including the new Motion Capture studio. The University's investment in technology allows students to keep up-to-date with the techniques, skills and knowledge required in the industry.

Stage 1:
Pre-Masters
Stage 2:
Masters Degree
Animation & Gaming

For these courses, you will be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio.

MA Animation

MA Games Art and Design

To be considered for entry onto one of our art and design pathways, you may need to submit a portfolio.

Fees

Fee Type Stage 1: Pre-Master's Stage 2: Master's Degree

International

Two semesters: £12,250

Three semesters: £16,950

£12,650

EU

£9,250

£8,400

Stage 1: Pre-Masters in Animation & Gaming

Modules

For three semesters

Semester one

  • Practical Study Skills for Arts, Design, Film, Media and Music
  • Introduction to Media Technology
  • Pre-Masters Academic English

Semester two

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study
  • Research Methods
  • Specialist Project 1

Semester three

  • Discourse and Critique
  • Specialist Project 2

For two semesters

Semester one

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study
  • Research Methods
  • Specialist Project 1

Semester two

  • Discourse and Critique
  • Specialist Project 2

Progression rule to Stage 2

There is a required 50% pass mark in all modules plus a minimum of 85% attendance.

Employment & career options

Employment opportunities include computer animation companies, work with games, TV and film special effects companies. Our graduates work and freelance with some of the worlds best-known production and post-production houses.

Last updated May 2019

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About the School

Hertfordshire International College (HIC) offers students a modern and dynamic educational experience to study at a modern, business-facing University. We are committed to providing educational pathwa ... Read More

Hertfordshire International College (HIC) offers students a modern and dynamic educational experience to study at a modern, business-facing University. We are committed to providing educational pathways and support services in an environment that encourages you to achieve excellence in your studies. Read less