University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Animation

**Fulfil your potential as a professional animator and give your career plans added momentum on an innovative course bringing together both undergraduate and postgraduate study.** **Why choose this course?** Based on studio practice, the MDes takes you on an integrated journey from undergraduate to postgraduate study in a single four-year programme. You’ll combine strong ideas and technical skills with insights into contemporary debates and experimentation in animation. Most important of all, you’ll have the time and freedom to develop your personal creative voice. **Is this course for you?** If you’re committed to a career in animation and want a masters qualification to give you a head start, the MDes is a smart move. You’ll learn alongside our undergraduate students in the early stages of the degree but then advance to postgraduate modules for more in-depth practice and research experience. **How you will learn** We encourage you to push boundaries. In our dedicated studios, you’ll harness state-of-the-art resources to explore sequential and interactive image-making, 2D and 3D animation, creative storytelling, character design, timing and sound – all the tools you need to produce striking creative work. **Opportunities and experiences** We specialise in real-world learning. You’ll thrive on responding to live project briefs, liaising with high-profile agencies, drawing inspiration from cultural fieldtrips and networking with leading animation practitioners. **Careers and employability** The MDes Animation places you one step ahead in a competitive jobs market. You’ll graduate with a respected masters award, an entrepreneurial mindset and a highly professional showreel of animation work to take you far in the industry. Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/courses/animation-mdes/

  • Qualification
    Master of Design/MDes
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750
  • Qualification
    Master of Design/MDes
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250