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.


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 Digital Domain, ILM, 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, Golden Wolf, The Imaginarium, Method Studios, ITV, Full Fat Games, 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, Codemasters, Supermassive Games, Outpost Vfx and many more.