601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, United Kingdom

Graphic Design and Animation - University of Huddersfield

**In the digital era animation and graphic design go hand in hand. From film and advertising to websites and social media, the two disciplines are all around us. We’ll give you the chance to understand the techniques and build your skills in order to go on to a career in the creative industries.** The course aims to help you become a strong designer; someone who’s not afraid to experiment with creativity and someone who understands the strategy behind what they’re doing. This is an industry that’s changing fast. So we’ll look at future trend forecasts to give you a feel of how things might evolve. At the same time we’ll look at - - Core skills that have always been needed in the creative industry. Typography, visual language, illustration, branding and motion. It’s a dynamic and inspiring course, and we’ll aim to get you thinking about how animation and graphic design overlap in the world all around us - How graphic design and animation work in the wider world, and what kind of career prospects are out there. So we work with a range of theory and guest speakers; previous companies include the BBC and Territory Studios. You’ll have the chance to understand the factors out in the real world that are shaping the industry - Running workshops, live briefs and international design competitions. It’s all designed to get you ready for placements, internships and future employment once you’ve graduated We believe in keeping your options open as you study too. Graphic Design and Animation BA(Hons) is part of a suite of three courses that includes Animation BA(Hons) and Graphic Design BA(Hons). Once you’ve enrolled on one of the courses, you could switch to the other one in between your first and second years if your interests change, and if your tutor agrees to it. Professional links - During this course you can benefit from the opportunity to gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA - https://www.adobe.com/uk/) accreditation in addition to your degree, at no extra cost. This is a globally recognised accreditation awarded by one of the leading software package providers to the creative industries, so could be valuable in your professional career. This accreditation is attractive to a number of employers and so it could give you a competitive edge in the job market. To be awarded the ACA accreditation, you’ll need to pass an online test.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom