Staffordshire University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
101-125 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Stop-motion Animation and Puppet-Making

This is currently the only course in the UK that focuses solely on stop motion animation and puppet making. You'll explore the FUNdamental aspects of character performance and storytelling, utilising traditional and state-of-the-art methods of animation production. Building a portfolio of skills and experience, you'll specialise in stop motion animation or puppet and set fabrication. We pride ourselves on creating a professional and commercial studio environment for our students to flourish in. Collaboration is encouraged and working relationships are formed that will last long into your creative careers and life beyond graduation. Q&A sessions with industry professionals will give you an insight into the world of animation. Students have previously visited studios such as Pixar Animation, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Starburns Industries, Screen Novelties, Athena Studios, CalARTS, Aardman Animations and Mackinnon & Saunders.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-Trent
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £10,900