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Undergraduate Animation

No strict house style. No creative limits. Explore animation your way in our buzzing studio spaces. At Edge Hill, you’ll benefit from expert teaching that prepares you for exciting roles such as animator, character designer, storyboard artist and art director.

But there’s more to this course. Listen to guest speakers who’ve brought characters like Danger Mouse to life and created a 31st century world for Futurama. Network at in-house events like Unlock Your Potential. Make the most of opportunities such as overseas exchanges.

Four animation studios equipped with everything you need, including Cintiqs, rostrum camera stations, 3D printers and the latest industry-standard software.

Study within easy reach of BBC children’s entertainment and Factory Create in Manchester, and Liverpool’s boutique creative agencies.

Network with a range of speakers from across the creative industries at our annual Unlock Your Potential event.

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Discover Animation at Edge Hill

No strict house style. No creative limits. Enjoy the freedom to explore your ambitions in our safe and social studio spaces.
Chris Nutton

The highlight of my time at Edge Hill has been a trip to Portugal. It was fantastic to explore a new city in a creative way.

Chris Nutton

BA (Hons) Animation

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I’ve really enjoyed experimenting with different techniques. It’s great that you get to test the waters to find your personal style and what you enjoy most.

Caoimhe Rocks

BA (Hons) Animation

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Based in the £17million Creative Edge, practical animation work is supported by four dedicated animation studios equipped with 24″ monitors with touch creative pen displays, as well as rostrum camera stations and rotational light-boxes.

You will have access to industry-standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Toon Boom Storyboard, Harmony Premium, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D, ZBrush and VRay.

Our Mac studio facilities also provide access to the latest editing and audio tools, including AVID ProTools 11, Apple Logic X, Propellerhead Reason 7, Adobe SoundBooth CE, Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate, and Sibelius.

For Foley-FX work and voiceover production, you will utilise our audio post-production studios. They come equipped with AVID ProTools HDX digital recording systems with C|24 control surfaces, as well as Waves and IK Multimedia, and a range of microphones.

Creative Edge