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BSc (Hons) 3D Animation and Visualisation

 

3D animators create an imaginary world filled with people, cartoon characters and everyday objects moving and interacting within an ever-changing environment. Using state-of-the-art design software 3D animators make fictional worlds look real.

This programme will appeal to you if you wish to specialise in 3D computer animation for digital film and visual effects, games, architectural and concept visualisation, virtual simulation or motion graphics. The programme will introduce you to the modern practises of 3D content creation for the creative industry, help you realise your career path and offer you the ability to specialise in a suited job role.

Studio facilities include: 3D Computer Animation Labs, Virtual Reality Lab, HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio and Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and Rapid Prototyping machines.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 4 years (full-time)
Starting Date: September
Tuition Fee: £11,500 / year (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

The programme has been designed with consideration and feedback received from professionals in the 3D computer animation industry. Recognising the current developments in Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), games, VFX and animation, this programme reflects closely the current requirements of the industry.

Career Opportunities

Among the exciting career possibilities for graduates from this course are 3D animator, 3D modeller, 3D graphic designer, game animator, architectural visualisation artist, video SFX artist and pre-visualisation artist for TV and film.

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GCU nurtures their animation students to be industry-ready. This gave me the confidence to commission work from several GCU graduates.

Jayson Clarke

Creative Director, SIGNAL2NOlSE Ltd.

Course Contents

  • Advanced Character Animation
  • Integrated Project
  • Motion Graphics
  • 3D Production for Industry
  • User Psychology or Game Pre-Production Workshop
  • Research Skills & Professional Issues

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