BA (Hons) Animation

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Student work Animation

Can you push the boundaries in 2D and 3D animation? One of the leading animation courses in the country and the only one of its kind in London. The course explores the interplay between movement and narrative and the way the two flow together to engage the audience. Let our industry leaders sharpen your natural talent and turn passion into profession.

Student work

animation of a woman laying at the bottom of a blue moon

BA (Hons) Animation

A mix of work from all three levels, showcasing the style of work the animation students produce on the course.

In the final year students are given the freedom to use the medium of preference and explore a range of narratives or ideas based on their industry preference.  

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BA (Hons) Animation

Example of student work on the BA (Hons) Animation course

Animation students attend BlueZoo

BA (Hons) Animation

Ravensbourne students enjoyed a visit to Blue Zoo Animation studio earlier this week. Some useful tips from the friendly staff and an insight to workflows and techniques.   

Fient Production Animation video poster

BA (Hons) Animation

Student work on the BA (Hons) Animation course

showcase of animation students work at degree show

BA (Hons) Animation

Students showcase their work at the Ravensbourne Degree Show

Undergraduate student work on animation course

BA (Hons) Animation

Student work entitled 'Cultivate Your Thirst'

Undergraduate work on the animation course

BA (Hons) Animation

Student work entitled 'Routemaster'.

Undergraduate work on the animation course

BA (Hons) Animation

Student work entitled 'Sanctuary in the Clouds'

What can this course do for me?

Working in a creative environment, students work collaboratively to take on creative briefs, bring ideas to life and create a portfolio that is industry ready. Become part of a supportive community made up of industry experts and graduate mentors and develop both the skills and connections to thrive in the world of animation.

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Facilities available on this course

Animation students in the animation lab

BA (Hons) Animation

Ravensbourne’s BA (Hons) Animation students recently completed a workshop with professional actor Bruce MacKinnon, designed to help animators get the most realistic performances possible out of their characters.

BA (Hons) Animation students working in the lab

BA (Hons) Animation students working in the lab

BA (Hons) Animation students working in the lab.

Animation student working in the lab

BA (Hons) Animation student working

BA (Hons) Animation student working in the animation lab.

Prototyping suite

Prototyping suite

Our rapid prototyping suite helps students to turn ideas into realistic proofs of concept with the use of state-of-the-art 2d and 3d printing and fabrication.

Students can run off a working 3d prototype in less than a day, laser cut a range of 2d and 3d printed materials or use the latest dye-sublimation fabric printers to add incredible patterns to fabric.

We also have one of the world’s first and best multi-material Polyjet printers to produce detailed and precise prototypes that have a final-product look and feel.

Training is provided on specialist equipment and our helpful and friendly staff are on hand to support you in turning your ideas into working prototypes.

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iMac suite at Ravensbourne

iMac suite at Ravensbourne University - ideal for design students and computing students.

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Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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Staff in the Kit Store

Kit Store at Ravensbourne

As a digital student, you'll need access to equipment relevant to your course that will support your learning.

The Kit Store provides a wide range of equipment that students can borrow to complete their projects. Staff can also borrow equipment to deliver their practical sessions. 

It houses a wide range of equipment from industry standard manufacturers, including cameras, audio, lighting, and more.

Staff at the Kit Store are trained in various relevant departments and are available to give advice on all the equipment within the store, to help you realise your project.

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