Program Details

Animation

Bachelor's Degree
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About the Program

This BA in Animation covers the processes of creating animations from a vocational perspective. The program takes a multidisciplinary perspective that reaches across different specialities (e.g., video games, 2D and 3D animation, character design, 3D modelling, and concept art).

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain theoretical and practical insights into the animation industry;
  • Nurture creative skills to carry out original and unique projects;
  • Be able to bring your ideas to life, design your own characters and create fantastic worlds;
  • Gain practical experience through industry internships.

Profile

As an animator, you must possess a unique combination of skills, including:

  • Creativity

    Generate original ideas and express them through unique projects.
  • Technique

    Master the most used tools and software in the field of animation.
  • Industry knowledge

    Keep up-to-date with trends and market evolution.
  • Resilience

    Adapt to changes in a dynamic and constantly evolving industry.

Career Prospects

The animation industry in Spain is in full growth with a turnover of 900 million euros and 30,000 jobs generated in the last year (ICEX data).

Career Fields

  • 2D animation,
  • 3D animation,
  • Illustration,
  • Art direction,
  • Visual development,
  • Concept art,
  • Character and scenery modeling,
  • Research and teaching, etc.

Diploma & Accreditation

The Bachelor's Degree is equivalent to a University degree and is accredited by the Agency for Quality in the University System. These studies will allow you to access official master's programs and exams for Public Service.

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Opportunities

Our facilities

Join a community of emerging creatives and experienced mentors on our spectacular 11,000m2 campus. Sustainable architecture meets state-of-the-art facilities in 22@, Barcelona’s innovation district. Our inspiring campus is the place to turn creative dreams into career realities.

Connected with the business world

We have a Business Service that will guide and manage your internships, both curriculum-related and extracurricular, so that you can enjoy a unique professional experience with the company that best suits your profile.

Admissions Criteria

To enroll in this program, you must have completed high school or a CFGS (Higher Technical Education) and passed a specific entrance exam.

Candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Individuals over 18 years old without formal qualifications may gain access after passing a maturity test related to high-school objectives.

  • A pass in the university entrance exam for individuals aged 25 and older.

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent.

Academic Dates

The bachelor's degree program has a single start date in the month of September. The enrollment period begins in October of the previous year and ends in July.