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Welcome to the site for BA (Hons) Animation at the University of Portsmouth (UK). Based in the School of Creative Technologies, our course is designed to give students a grounding in both contemporary 2D and 3D animation.  With guidance and support from specialist staff, students will develop the necessary skills for their desired career.


Students and Graduates have won many awards:


Graduates from the BA Animation course have gained employment, around the globe, in leading companies within the Film, Computer Games, Visualisation, Motion Capture & Advertising Industries.

The roles within these industries are varied:

We have graduates working as 2D Animators, 3D Animators, Environment Artists,  Creative Directors, Art Directors, Modellers, 2d Artists, 3D Artists, UI Designers, Authors, Post-production TD's, VFX Artists/TD, Compositors/TD's, Pre-production Artists, Company Directors and many, many more.


Companies in which alumni of the Animation course have found employment include Cartoon Network, StudioAKA, Lupus Films, DigitalDomain, ILM [Industrial Light and Magic], ITV, The Mill, MilkVFX, Framestore, Rocksteady, Rockstar, Dneg, The Third Floor, Zoic Studios, Passion Pictures, MPC, Mainframe, Ubisoft, Disney Interactive Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Cinecite, Climax Studios, Golden Wolf, The Imaginarium, Method Studios, Vine Fx, The Creative Assembly, Scanline VFX, Metamob, Rare, Lucas Film, Audiomotion, Centroid 3D, Taylor James, The Whole Buffalo, Stainless Games, Remedy Entertainment, Travellers Tales, Exient, Rebellion, Codemasters, Supermassive Games, Outpost Vfx, Mosaic Films and many more.


The course is now Accredited by James


This course is not endorsed by any company : these logos are provided for illustration purposes only.

In 2017, we were delighted to get the course accredited by JAMES. This link takes you to their website which has yet to be updated.