Poole, Dorset, BH 12 5BB UNITED KINGDOM
The National Centre for Computer Animation at Bournemouth University offers four courses in computer animation:
BA (Hons) in Computer Visualisation & Animation
PGDip/MA Computer Animation
PGDip/MA Computer Animation(Effects)
These courses have been developed after extensive consultation with many of the leading
companies in the computer animation, digital effects and computer games industry.
Strong industrial links will be maintained throughout these programmes of study with
significant input from the industry in the form of industrial visits, specialist lectures and
The BA(Hons) in Computer Visualisation and Animation was designed to develop in
students an interdisciplinary culture that transcends the art/science divide. It forms
students into well rounded professionals with broad based digital media skills by
developing their creative design skills as well as their programming and mathematical
skills. It allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of the underlying technology
and the creative practices of the field.
The Masters are 1 year full-time courses where students will be able to specialise in the
technical or the creative aspects of their chosen field. All Masters students will study
together and share a number of units and group projects to develop broad-based digital
media skills and an interdisciplinary culture. MA students will concentrate in developing
their creative design skills as well as gain an understanding of the underlying technology.
MA graduates pursue a career in industry as Character Animators, Effects Animators,
Compositors, Games Animators, Games Designers, etc. MSc students will concentrate on
developing their problem solving and tool and technique development skills as well as
gain an understanding of the creative practices of this field. MSc graduates pursue a
career in industry as Technical Directors, Technical Animators, Effects Developers,
Graphics Programmers, Games Developers, etc
The National Centre for Computer Animation has the most extensive computer
animation facilities in the UK and all students will have access to very sophisticated
software and hardware, and will have the opportunity to create substantial works for
digital media during their course of study.
For futher information, please do not hesitate to contact the NCCA.
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