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Bachelor of Animation
Bachelor of Animation

Bachelor of Animation

  • ID:GU610363
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Portfolio requirements for International applicants

International applicants are required to submit a portfolio together with their application for this program and further admission information is available in the following brochure: See here

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old

Course Information

This degree will prepare you for a career in the animation and visual effects industries. The theoretical and practical skills that are essential to these career paths are comprehensively covered through majors in Character Animating, Art Direction and Technical Direction. Using top of the line hardware and premium, industry-recognised software, you will produce original animated films from script to screen. In doing so, you will learn skills in concept development, storyboarding, 2D and 3D character animation, editing, sound recording, visual effects and post-production.

You will also develop the ability to work out the most appropriate animation format for specific projects - traditional drawn animation, 2D, 3D and motion-captured digital animation, 3D puppet or clay animation and other experimental media. Your academic studies will be extended by studio courses and engagement with industry production, which will enable you to gain first-hand experience.

You will work alongside film and screen media production and games design students to complete community projects and have opportunities to collaborate with students from the Queensland Conservatorium.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:


  • Drawing for Moving Image - 1104GFS

  • Principles of Animation - 1108GFS

  • Digital Storytelling - 1711GFS

  • Reading the Moving Image - 1114GFS

  • CGI Animation - 1119GFS

  • Animating: Mechanics and Motion - 1116GFS

  • Concept Design Fundamentals - 1117GFS

  • Scriptwriting 1 - 1705GFS

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:


  • Animation Forms - 2125GFS

  • Interactive Storytelling - 2720GFS

  • Major courses

  • Free-choice electives

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:


  • Intro to Professional Practice - 3101GFS

  • Industry Research - 3109GFS

  • Major courses

  • Free-choice electives

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You will be able to work in 2D and 3D character animation and visual effects for film, television, computer games and interactive media companies.

You will be prepared for a career that includes many exciting and creative pathways, such as designing characters and environments for 2D and CGI/3D-animated projects, scriptwriting, storyboarding and previsualisation, animation in 2D and 3D, illustration, graphic art, compositing, matte painting, and visual effects.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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