Bachelor of Animation (with Optional Honours) in Yoobee School of Design

Yoobee School of Design

Campus: Wellington

Duration: 3 years

Intake:  February to Nov

*Fee: $68,428 + $9,000 COURSE FEE

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Our Bachelor of Animation is the best training base. It’s only degree in New Zealand that has level course specialising in 2D and 3D character animation, and it gives animators who are at the very top role.

Complete your degree in three years, or go for fourth Honours year (Level 8), to improve craft work on large-scale and co ordinate with studios on creative, original projects.

The course is approved by the Qualifications Authority of New Zealand under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Animation College New Zealand Limited is certified to teach it.

Course Features:

Create characters, stunning worlds and compelling stories for games, film or commercial projects. Learn relevant skills that will help you to make path to creative industry.

You will learn to snoop into the minds of writers of screenplay and designers to visualize how they knit everything.

  • Animation Principles – You’ll get to start your animation career with Studio-based life drawing classes to building 3D characters.
  • Design Foundation – These skills are important for any animator.
    Career Outcomes:

  • CHARACTER DESIGNER – Make characters for film, video games and mobile using animation software, 3D modelling and 2D animations.
  • COMPOSITOR – Make your sign at the production process by blending all the elements into the final image.
  • SCREENPLAY WRITER – Knit together plot, characters and stories that allure an audience.
  • VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST –Design and create stunning VFX for films.
    Eligibility criteria

    Academic eligibility:

    Student must have completed 10+2 and must have evidence of creative work.

    English language proficiency score:

    1. IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5
    2. TOEFL Score of 79
    3. PTE required score is 50-58

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