17/08/2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Animation & Illustration

Study Animation & Illustration at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Results are finally in, and everyone is thinking about where they are going to university, or maybe asking if university is right for them. And you know what? It’s the perfect time. A lot of people may be talking about pandemics and lockdowns and recessions, but you have an amazing opportunity right now.

Because it’s all a bit crazy out there, there has never been a better time to study and enhance your knowledge and skill set. Work towards employment, which you’ll be ready for in a few years time, and skip all the drama and stress of a slow market that exists today. For postgraduates, it’s even a good time to think about going back to higher education and growing your skills and qualifications. 

Why study Animation and Illustration?

Some of the most creative and exciting careers out there right now involve Animation and Illustration. The skills you can learn from these courses have loads of potential to lead you into all sorts of brilliant jobs. 

The life of an artist can be pretty sweet these days. Concept artists, graphic designers and CGI artists are in high demand in the world of media and the only barrier is your talent. At the University of Bolton we specialise in helping you bring out that talent. 

With access to industry-standard equipment in our five dedicated studio spaces, you’ll learn the creative use of animation, illustration and graphics software. Through character design, storyboarding and narrative techniques with traditional and digital animation and illustration, you’ll have all the skills needed to thrive in creative media.

Think about every visually spectacular movie you’ve watched and imagine designing and bringing to life the scenes that made the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. That’s the power of a great artist, and there’s nothing stopping you from doing it.

So the million dollar question, why study at the University of Bolton?

Simple. Our students are some of the happiest in the country because at Bolton we are proud to put our students and their needs first. Not forgetting the incredible scene in Greater Manchester and our brilliant student union, students love to learn at Bolton because we teach hands-on courses designed to build you a career that you’ll enjoy.

With flexible study plans, a high ratio of lecturers to students and a range of professionally accredited courses, Bolton students leave university prepared for real work in the real world.

Contact us now

Don’t waste another minute. Places can go fast, so if you think Animation & Illustration at the University of Bolton could be the right degree for you, have a look at our range of course options here, get in touch, and come and enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe.

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BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Applied and Community Arts (with Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Applied and Community Arts (with Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

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