Course Code CCH
NFQ Level 6*
Duration 2 Years
Award Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Classical and Computer Animation
On successful completion of Year 1 of a two-year Higher National Diploma (HND) an Higher National Certificate (HNC) will be claimed for each 1st Year HND student. It will be included as part of the overall HND award on successful completion of Year 2.
As a budding artist this course will give you the chance to express yourself through the medium of animation, both classical hand-drawn and computer generated. This dynamic course provides the skills to take individual and group projects from conception to completion. The course aims to enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques employed by the professional animator and to acquire the requisite skills to work in Feature, TV or Computer Game animation or to continue on to further study at degree level.
Students applying for Animation – Classical and Computer Diploma should bring to the interview a portfolio of original artwork completed within the past year demonstrating drawing skills and interests. This portfolio should contain:
Graduates may apply for the BA Honours Degree in Visual Media (Animation Stream) in BCFE. The BA Honours Degree in Visual Media (Animation Stream) is awarded by the University of Dundee, Scotland.