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Diploma in Game Art and 3D Animation

Learn how to create digital game characters and environments that gamers around the globe will return to over and over again with our 1-year non-accredited diploma.
Available at
London, Liverpool, Glasgow
Fees
Diploma in Game Art and 3D Animation
Domestic Fees
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Liverpool
Entire Course Fee
£6000
London
Entire Course Fee
£6000
Glasgow
Entire Course Fee
£5700
Duration(s)
1 year full-time
Diploma in Game Art and 3D Animation
Course Durations
1 year full-time
Start Date(s)
September 2022
Diploma in Game Art and 3D Animation
Start Dates
London
  • September 2022

Liverpool
  • September 2022

Glasgow
  • September 2022

Entry Requirements
Diploma in Game Art and 3D Animation
Domestic Entry Requirements
Only available to domestic students

YOUR CAREER IN ANIMATION BEGINS NOW

Develop skills in industry-standard software packages Autodesk Maya and Adobe Creative Suite.
Practical, immersive training Practical skills are vital. Our learning approach is a blend of vocational and academic from day one.
Flexible course options Completing one of the three stages of the Bachelor of Animation, this course provides an excellent pathway into the degree.
Become job-ready To complement your technical skills, you will develop communication, introductory project management, teamwork and collaboration skills.

ANIMATION COURSE COVERS

Creation of 3D digital models Production of 3D assets Designing animations and digital visual effects Storyboards Visual design Character rigging and staging Drawing

Course Structure

The Diploma of Animation is stage 1 of the 3 stages of a Bachelor.
Build your skills
Develop the essential technical animation skills and the knowledge required to collaborate with other creative media students and professionals.
2D Animation
3D Animation
Rendering and Animation Fundamentals
Applied Production Techniques and the Production Pipeline
Character Asset Development
OR
Environment Asset Development​
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Career Outcomes

What jobs will this course lead me into?

  • Junior 3D Modeler
  • Junior 3D Animator
  • Junior 3D Visualisation Specialist
  • Junior Character Designer
  • Freelance Animator

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Course FAQs

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Equipment is available for on and off campus production work, with some changes to the hire and use of equipment, guided by health and hygiene protocols. We have made some slight adjustments to teaching and assessments to ensure that projects will not be impacted. For more information about hiring equipment, booking studios and campus opening hours, please refer to COVID Safe for Students.

We carefully design and deliver all our units to help you develop the knowledge you need to be successful in your chosen field of study. Courses and course units at SAE follow best practice teaching and learning.

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CREDIT AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

SAE may recognise your prior learning and may grant credit towards satisfying the requirements for a VET or a higher-level program. This is applied where previous learning is considered equivalent to the content and learning outcomes prescribed for units within the program.
For full details, please refer to SAE's policy on recognition of prior learning and credit transfers.

YOUR DREAM CAREER BEGINS NOW

With our industry connections, specialised teachers and personalised education in world-class facilities, you can unleash your creative future with confidence.
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