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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

  • ID:UoM6110002
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • TOEFL (paper-based): total score of at least 577 with a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English. To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • Please note that we don't accept the revised TOEFL paper-delivered test.

  • TOEFL (internet-based): total score at of least 79 and scores of 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for reading and 13 for listening. To submit your scores when you apply, use our TOEFL Institution Code: 0974.

  • IELTS: total score of at least 6.5 in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0.

  • Pearson Test of English: overall score of at least 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50.

  • Cambridge English, Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Cambridge English Score of at least 176 with no skill below 169.

  • C2 Proficiency (previously called Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) examination): Cambridge English Score of at least 180 with no skill below 180.

Course Information

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) provides an immersive and experiential education, focusing on the origination and development of animated projects for a wide range of screen contexts and audiences. There is a strong emphasis on developing your individual creative voice and experimentation while underlining the need to reach effectively and freshly to an audience.

The unique studio-based study environment enables individualistic learning as well as engagement and collaboration with students in other screen-based specialisations within Film and Television, as well as creative interdisciplinary collaborations with students across Performing Arts, Music, Visual Art, Design and Production.

In the first year of the course, you will undertake foundation exercises in animation research, techniques, experimentation, writing and storyboarding, sound, and project planning.

In year two, creative and technical skills are applied to character creation, world building, sound production and application of animation to expanded screen contexts.

In the final year, you will undertake studies in projects for collaborative and community practice, projection arts and animation production enterprise. In each year you will create an animated short film that you will write, direct, edit and animate, thereby developing a body of work that demonstrates a continued practice across all stages of animation production.

CRICOS Code: 093582C

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Year 1

Semester 1

  • Animation Studio 1A

  • Animation History And Research

  • Writing Animation 1

Semester 2

  • Animation Studio 1B

  • Animation Lab 1


Year 2

Semester 1

  • Animation Studio 2A

  • Writing Animation 2


Semester 2

  • Animation Lab 2

  • Animation Studio 2B


Year 3

Semester 1

  • Animation Lab 3

  • Collaborative Production

  • Animation Studio 3A

Semester 2

  • Animation Studio 3B


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Career outcomes

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) graduates will complete a deeply personal, artistically transformational, and highly professional course of development. With their creative, collaborative and technical skills they are optimally placed to make significant impact in the national and international creative industries.

Our graduates establish careers as animation artists for art and entertainment industries, including:

  • Film

  • Television

  • Community arts

  • Site-specific screening installations

  • Information and advertising

  • Games

  • Motion graphics

  • New developments in media and exhibition

  • Storyboard artist

  • Screenwriter for animation

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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