Animation is everywhere: from the classic Disney fairytale, to the quirky Aardman comedy and the dynamic Pixar blockbuster.
This course is no longer receiving applications for 2018 for UK and EU applicants, due to high demand. You might be interested in our BA (Hons) Drawing or BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production courses, which are still accepting applications.
What you'll study
Our illustrious alumni at Pixar, Lucasarts and Aardman testify to the success of our Creative Skillset accredited curriculum and production-based studio environment.
You can choose to complete you degree in one of the following named awards:
- BA (Hons) Animation Production (2D Animation)
- BA (Hons) Animation Production (CG Animation)
- BA (Hons) Animation Production (Stop Motion Animation)
- BA (Hons) Animation Production (Visual Development for Animation)
You can download the full programme specification here.
Studying at AUB
What students are doing
Looking to find out more about what goes on on the course? Browse our gallery of student work and take a look at some of the projects that current students have been working on.
Students studying this course achieve great things and have won prestigious and high profile awards, such as:
- Tech Ex Cup International University Student Video Contest: Best Creative Video
- Outstanding Tutor Award and Outstanding Organising Academy Award
- London International Animation Festival: Best Cut-Out Animation
- Purbeck Film Festival: Best Animation
- Chitrakatha Student Animation Festival (India): Runner Up for Best Animation
- Hamburg Animation Awards: Country Award – Winner
Studios and Resources
At AUB, our Animation studios mirror industry, with lots of students working together in a high energy environment.
Each student benefits from an individual workstation and light box and the course has its own computer suite with specialist software.
Staff on the course
Our team are specialists in disciplines that span the Animation industry. You can read more about their experience by browsing their staff profiles below.
BA fine Art, MA fine ART,PGCE
Peter is a Fine Artist, Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Animation course at the AUB and Principal Lecturer for the Animation subject area with responsibilities for Learning and Teaching. He has been a practicing artist since graduating from the Slade School of Art (UCL) and has exhibited in the UK and abroad. While living in London he worked for the ILEA as a part-time director of a community centre in the east end of London (Montefiore) and occasionally for the education department of the...Full profile
Your Interview and Portfolio
If you meet our entry requirements, we’ll invite you for an interview and we ask you to bring your portfolio with you. We’ll be looking for strong life drawing skills, observational work, painting, character design and storyboards. We don’t need to see animation work, but your work should show a sense of movement, narrative and storytelling.
You can download our portfolio guidelines for BA (Hons) Animation Production to help you prepare.