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Animation courses

Develop your own unique creative identity as an animator

Learn from BAFTA winning tutors who nurture and encourage you to develop as professional animators, designers and directors. You'll explore a broad range of practice, take on live creative briefs and work in industry leading studios.

  • Postgraduate taught courses

Animation at Middlesex

Develop your vision as an artist, animator, designer and director, equipping yourself with the essential skills to establish yourself in the animation industry.

We take a personalised approach to teaching, ensuring you get a tailored experience to help you develop your creative identity.

Unlike other institutions, our class sizes are kept small so that you get the maximum contact time with our tutors and facilities.

You’ll study across a broad range of animation practice, including traditional and digital 2D, motion graphics and stop motion, as well as 3D computer animation and even working directly onto 16mm film.

  • Our student work

Take a look at some of the amazing work our BA Animation students have created in these showreels.

3D Animation and Games Creative Graduates 2020

See the kind of work you could be making on our creative graduate showcase site.

Our Animation courses at a glance

Support for your career

We have strong links with UK and international animation companies, and our industry partners even sponsor final year students and give specialist workshops and lectures.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our animation studios are second to none and you'll work on industry-standard software such as Maya and Z-Brush.

Award-winning academics

You'll learn alongside our BAFTA winning academic team who all work professionally in film making, each with their own set of skills in long and short animation, commercials, TV shows, motion graphics and music videos.

Animation facilities

We have dedicated facilities for our animation courses where you can get hands-on learning experience on industry-standard equipment and software.

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  • Animation courses in the news

MDX BA Animation course leader Jonathan Hodgson wins a BAFTA

Jonathan Hodgson has won his second BAFTA for his animated short, Roughhouse, at the British Academy Film Awards 2019.

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Arts and Creative Industries degree show

Middlesex University's 2019 Arts and Creative Industries degree show drew crowds to a buzzing Private View at the Old Truman Brewery, and there were further big attendances at a series of events over its four-day run.

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