The MDes Animation programme provides an opportunity for you to extend your studies beyond undergraduate level and acquire further knowledge and expertise at master’s level. Our degree will enable you to become part of a dynamic industry worth several £billion every year, giving you the opportunity to work on live projects for real clients and be part of an exciting, fast-paced industry. This course is about everything from generating artwork in sketchbooks to bringing stories to life on the screen, from concept art to creating the believable, from character development to gameplay. A conceptual and idea-driven course, it enables multi-creative exploration and experience in all areas of animation production, with the opportunity to collaborate with others across the creative art disciplines. With innovation and creativity at its core, this course will allow you to express your design ideas through all areas of animation media and techniques. This programme provides an opportunity for you to extend your studies beyond undergraduate level and acquire further knowledge and expertise at master’s level that is focused around deeper practice-based skills and analytical/research skills, alongside furthering their experience of working on professional pieces of work, such as industry-led projects and commissions. The programme also challenges the way in which you think about your practice and how you might embrace and adapt to different ways of working that are ‘outside the box’. Our external and industrial links enable you to liaise with industry and gain professional experience. Learning is driven by ‘events’ where you are able to work on real projects. These provide opportunities to work in your specialism, as well as collaboratively across other subject areas in the creative industries.