HND 3D Animation

Level 4 & Level 5

Diploma in 3D Animation

This course will provide you technical and creative skills to prepare for a career in animation. This course aims is to prepare you for employment in 3D Animation industry by developing skills in vocationally relevant software and hardware and building a thorough understanding of the role of computer technology with-in TV, Film-making, the game industry and animation.

HND Level 4 & 5

3D Animation Modules

Teaching and Assessment Methods

You will be taught using a variety of methods. These include:

Demonstrations and skills workshops
Guest lectures and industry visits
Formative assessment is continuous and includes presentation critiques and feedback on the progress of artwork production, sketchbooks, journals and research folders.
Although the emphasis of these programmes is firmly grounded in the development of creative practical work, you will also be supported to develop your skills in research and academic writing, and a small proportion of the assessment will be based on oral presentations and written assignments.

There are no formal exams. You will be assessed exclusively on your project work.
The assessment of Pearson’s Higher National qualifications is criterion-referenced and you will provide evidence in the form of assignments which are assessed against the unit learning outcomes and assessment criteria.
All units are individually graded as a pass, merit or distinction. A pass is awarded for the achievement of all outcomes against the specified assessment criteria. Merit and distinction grades are awarded for higher level achievement.

Progression Pathways

llustration and Animation -BA (Hons)
Digital Arts – BA (Hons)
Photography – BA (Hons)
Furniture and Product Design BA (Hons)
Jewellery Design – BA (Hons)
Interior Design – B.A (Hons)
Illustration – BA (Hons)