University of Bradford
Animation BSc (Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
A personal statement, 1 academic reference letter from school or college.
About The Program
About The University
IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (No less than 5.5 in any section)
Minimimum Academic Requirement
English Proficiency Requirement
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The University of Bradford offers a wide range of financial help to assist you on your university journey, and invests over £4m annually in the Access Agreement and other scholarships to support students from all backgrounds. Students from Bangladesh are eligible for a 2000 GBP scholarship per year for undergraduate programs. Students from Pakistan, Nepal and India are eligible to apply for Vice Chancellors Scholarship and also other scholarship where the amount varies from 2,500 GBP to 4000 GBP per year.
The programme has been designed to meet the needs of industry. In addition to using state-of-the-art processes and technologies to create digital animations, you will gain a solid grounding in classical animation techniques, drawing, cinematography, story telling and the conceptual understanding to ensure that you become a creative, competent and confident professional.
This course will prepare you for a successful career in computer animation. Graduates from this University has gone on to work in the UK and overseas for organisations including the BBC, Warner Brothers, Vicon, MGM, Industrial Light and Magic, Disney, Universal, Weta Digital, Pixamundo, Dreamworks, Andy Serkis’ Imaginarium and many others.
You will do more than simply learn how to use software, you will develop the crucial critical thinking skills that will enable you to produce work of the highest quality – something that the industry desperately wants.
This course offers you the opportunity to take up a placement year working in industry between your second and final year. During the second year of your study the University organise a number of activities to help students find placements. These include sessions on CVs, interviews etc. from the Careers service at the University and presentations by both employers and previous year's students on their placements. Students who endeavour to, and take up the placement year will have support and guidance from a placements tutor throughout to monitor and support your progress. In the sandwich year you will only pay £1,824
After completing the year, students return to study the third academic year of their course, and we often find students return with a drive to continue their studies.
Many students continue their relationship with their placement employers working for them part-time, developing Final Year Projects with them or going back to them into graduate positions.
Students who endeavour to, and take up the placement year will have support and guidance from a placements tutor throughout to monitor and support your progress.
1st year- Creativity and Imagination, Introduction to 3D Computer Animation, 3D Character Modelling and Animation, Conventions of Animation, Drawing for Production, Creative Industries - Foundations.
2nd year- Advanced Character Animation, Classical Animation, Script Programming and Technical Animation, Facial Modelling/Animation, 3D Character Creation, Option- Look Development, Lighting and Advanced Rendering, Digital Compositing and Post Production, Motion Capture and Digital Scanning.
3rd year- Individual Project, Major Project Pre-Production, Major Project Production, Option- AI for Games, Effects Animation and Dynamics for VFX, Application Programming and Development.
The University of Bradford has always been pioneers in developing new course subjects and modes of teaching, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole, the course provision and research strategy is designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape.
With over 50 years of academic excellence behind the University continue to grow our international reputation, course provision, and research impact.
Today the University's associations and networks span the globe; from strong links to leading local and national employers, to academic partner institutions, to the World Technology Universities Network, this University is an outward facing institution committed to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge for the benefit of global society.
There is an alumni community of more than 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries worldwide.
Distance Learning MBA ranked the best value for money in the world, 4th in the world for career progress, and 10th in the world overall (Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Chemical Engineering (Guardian University League Tables 2019)
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Key facts and statistics
8,564 students in the 2018/2019 academic year
- 7,197 undergraduate
- 1,042 postgraduate taught
- 325 postgraduate research
- 7,693 full-time, 871 part-time
- 7,177 UK residence, 368 EU, 1,019 non-EU
1499 staff in the 2018/2019 academic year
Over 140,000 alumni across 175 countries
A successor to the Bradford Mechanics Institute, Bradford Technical College, and the Bradford Institute of Technology, the University of Bradford became the UK’s fortieth University in 1966 and has continued to grow ever since.
Student population is now almost 10,000, bringing students from 150 nations together in one place of learning excellence.
After Bradford Institute of Technology was granted a Royal Charter and the University of Bradford was established, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson was installed as the first Chancellor. Today, that role belongs to Kate Swann, a respected leader in the UK business world.
The University's Business School is one of the oldest in the UK, continues to be a world leader in business and management education, research and knowledge transfer. It is one of only a small number of business schools across the world with the coveted triple-crown of Accreditations.
In 2018 It became the first British University of Sanctuary. This builds on our history and culture of welcome and inclusion, which was established through the creation of the first British University Peace Studies department in 1973.