Course overview

  • Starts: Sept 2021 / Sept 2022
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: W280
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £16,500

Ideal for: budding motion designers, animators and filmmakers who wish to explore a diverse array of visual communication disciplines

Get your career in motion.

Motion graphics is at the forefront of visual communication. As skilled designers and storytellers, motion designers utilise a wide range of creative disciplines including graphic design, branding, animation, illustration and video production. If you want to become part of this exciting and ever-evolving world, this motion graphics degree in London can propel you.

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Work by Samuel Singleton

Think Before You Share

Submission for final year Motion Typography unit by student Samuel Singleton.

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Motion Graphics work by student Dev Joshi

Work by student Dev Joshi

Motion Makes A Masochist 

Submission for final year Negotiated Briefs (Personal Project) unit by student Dev Joshi.

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Ravensbourne Motion Graphics class of 2020

Ravensbourne Motion Graphics class of 2020

 

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Work by Aaron Diamond

8x8 Chess: Brand Identity

Submission for final year Major Project unit by student Aaron Diamond.

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Motion Graphics student work by Joel Matuvo

Work by student Joel Matuvo

Dawn Awaits: Title Sequence

Submission for final year Major Project unit by student Joel Matuvo.

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Motion Graphics student work by Oulayma Conteh

Work by student Oulayma Conteh.

Blacker Things 

Submission for final year Major Project unit by student Oulayma Conteh.

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Motion Graphics student work by Aoife Magennis

Work by Aoife Magennis

Electric Picnic Festival

Submission for final year Motion Typography unit by student Aoife Magennis.

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BA (Hons) Motion Graphics student work by Henry Yeomans

BA (Hons) Motion Graphics

RSA Student Design Awards 2020

Submission for final year Negotiated Briefs (Competition) unit by student Henry Yeomans.

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Undergraduate student work on the Motion Graphics course

Example of student's work

Motion Graphics students exhibit at W1 Flannels

Motion Graphics students exhibit at W1 Flannels

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Motion Graphics student work

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Why study this motion graphics degree?

  1. Award-winning motion graphics course in London, UK
  2. Syllabus aligned to industry to boost post-graduation employability
  3. Tap into outstanding industry contacts
  4. Develop a full range of practical and theoretical knowledge 
  5. Visit design studios, postproduction houses and major broadcasters
  6. Explore historical, contextual and potential of motion graphic design
  7. Become an agile and industry-ready motion designer

This motion graphics degree at Ravensbourne University London combines digital technology and creative design to equip you with the full range of practical and theoretical skills required to build a successful career within the entertainment and creative industries. 

The three-year undergraduate course encompasses animation, digital storytelling, graphic design, 2D and 3D graphics, video production, experiential design, interactive content creation and digital compositing. It also explores the historical, contextual and future potential of motion graphic design. 

Using the latest industry-standard specialist software, you will also create contemporary motion graphics (2D and 3D) for a range of channels, including film, digital TV, mobile, music, live events and online games. 

This motion graphics degree is underpinned with solid design thinking, you will develop your own unique combination of creative and technical skills and graduate as an agile and industry-ready motion designer. 

You will engage with professional practice from day one. Through the course’s well-established industry connections, you’ll be introduced to expert guest speakers and pay visits to design studios, postproduction houses and major broadcasters. You will also familiarise yourself with industry-standard software,

This BA Hons degree in motion graphics will open up opportunities for all budding motion designers, animators, filmmakers and visual effects compositors. Is it time you unlocked your creative potential?  

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Key study topics

  • Short form narrative (animation and live action)
  • Animation
  • Visual communication and typography
  • Live action
  • Information design
  • Branding
  • Cross media concept development
  • History, context and future potential of motion graphic design

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Facilities

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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Materials library

The Ravensbourne materials library is curated by Material ConneXion, a business that introduces brands to the latest material innovations.

The materials scientists at Material ConneXion select innovative materials relevant to the courses at Ravensbourne and that reflect current trends in design and manufacturing.

Samples of these materials are then added to the library so students and staff can browse the physical collection for inspiration, material ideas and applications.

The library hosts 1,500 material samples and an interactive table for further research and access to the Material ConneXion database.

External visitor information

If you wish to come and see the materials library and have a short tour, please contact us to organise.

The materials library can be used by external students registered with the SCONUL access scheme.

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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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