This course provides an exciting mixture of approaches to animation and illustration and can provide you with the necessary skills to function as a professional. If you choose this course you may benefit from: The opportunity to exhibit your work at national and international events. Previous students have exhibited their work at such prestigious events as New Designers, Free Range and the Hangzhou Animation Festival; The opportunity to apply to undertake a work placement or study abroad between years two and three; A teaching team who represent a dynamic range of experience within illustration and animation practice. From publishing to animation and CGI, these award-winning practitioners bring the reality and expectation of creative professional practice into the studio; Guidance on a range of technologies, both traditional and technological, that are used in both illustration and animation at a professional level; The opportunity to compete for nationally acclaimed awards. Previous successes include the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration, the D&AD Yellow Pencil, Creative Conscience and YCN.