Animation

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:3 years
Local:$ 37.6k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 37.6k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
StudyQA ranking:1334

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Animation at the VCA has a long-running, world class reputation. Our graduates light up animated screens around the world and we invite you to join our creative team.

The program offers the practical exploration, innovation and development of animation screen production. It incorporates research, idea development, screenwriting, storyboarding, character design and expression. It also covers a comprehensive range of animation art, craft, and technical production methods, styles and outcomes.

Animation methods available to students include: Paint on glass, charcoal, sand, ink, 2D and 3D digital, stop-motion, pixilation, rotoscoping, visual effects and motion graphics, experimental film techniques, projection art and interdisciplinary collaborations.

In class you are challenged to respond to set problems and pursue your own creative thinking to keep the material fresh and relevant to your own experience.

Animation graduates have been keenly sought after to produce animated works for television series, short films and feature-length animations; with many applying their animation skills to video art and installation, website, games and educational programs.

YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1
CORE SUBJECTS POINTS
Animation Studio 1ACORE 25
Animation Research 1CORE 12.5
Writing Animation 1CORE 12.5
YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 2
CORE SUBJECTS POINTS
Animation Studio 1BCORE 25
Animation Lab 1CORE 12.5
YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 1
CORE SUBJECTS POINTS
Animation Studio 2ACORE 25
Animation Research 2CORE 12.5
Writing Animation 2CORE 12.5
YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 2
CORE SUBJECTS POINTS
Animation Studio 2BCORE 25
Animation Laboratory 2CORE 12.5
YEAR 3
CORE SUBJECTS POINTS
Animation Studio 3CORE 50
Animation Research 3CORE 12.5
Animation Lab 3CORE 12.5
Collaborative ProductionCORE 12.5

Applicants for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in any discipline must meet the following criteria: 

  • Successful completion of the VCE (or equivalent qualification);

AND

  • A study score of at least 25 in Units 3 and 4 English/English Language/Literature;

OR

  • A study score of at least 30 in Units 3 and 4 EAL.

There is no minimum ATAR requirement.

  • Submit a Selection Test via SlideRoom. 
  • Shortlisted applicants will attend an interview.
  • International applicants must submit a recorded interview if applying from overseas.
  • TOEFL Paper based test - a score of 577 or more, Internet based test - a score of 79
  • IELTS an overall band score of 6.5 or more in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0.

Scholarships

  • Melbourne Scholarships
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