Level 3

Creative Media Production (Animation) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon

Overview

This course will give you a broad knowledge of animation techniques allowing you to build a diverse portfolio of work to enable your progress to higher education or employment.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Digital 2D animation
  • Traditional 2D animation
  • 3D animation (CGI)
  • Stop-motion animation
  • Filmmaking and visual effects
  • Character design & concept development
  • Storyboarding
  • Software applications including Adobe Creative Suite & Final Cut Pro
  • Script writing & narrative development
  • Film & animation
  • Cultural/contextual theory
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

Practical tasks and supporting written material.

What Next...

You will be able to progress to a higher education course at University Centre South Essex or another institution.