Animation Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Worcester 83% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 102 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 60% 7% 13% £9250 £14500 115 London On campus Full-time
SAE Institute 79% 0% 5% £9000 £13000 91 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 72% 4% 4% £9250 £9250 194 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 83% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 83% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 83% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 47% 3% 5% £9250 £15000 142 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £9250 £16500 134 Poole On campus Full-time
University of West London 78% 10% 5% £9250 £13250 105 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of West London 78% 10% 5% £9250 £13250 105 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 83% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 102 Worcester On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 92% 3% 21% £9250 £15576 68 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 92% 3% 21% £9250 £15576 68 London On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 92% 3% 21% £9250 £14170 68 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Plymouth College of Art 67% 5% 18% £9250 £15500 117 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 45% 5% 0% £9250 £14000 94 London On campus Full-time
University of Derby 64% 0% 15% £9250 £14045 122 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 91% 0% 10% £9250 £13000 105 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 91% 0% 10% £9250 £13000 105 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 45% 5% 0% £9250 £14000 94 London On campus Full-time
University of Derby 64% 0% 15% £9250 £14045 122 Derby On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £14000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Kingston University 52% 0% 7% £5291 £8470 117 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Bournemouth University 52% 0% 7% £8500 £15750 117 Poole On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 52% 0% 7% £9250 £15700 117 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 7% 9% £7800 £15000 123 Cardiff On campus Part-time
City of Oxford College 80% 7% 9% £6165 £7300 123 Oxford On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 77% 11% 13% £9250 £12250 169 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 59% 5% 20% £9250 £17000 108 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 51% 10% 20% £9250 £13200 70 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 81% 3% 0% £9250 £19500 177 Dundee On campus Full-time
Ulster University 71% 4% 7% £9250 £15360 127 Coleraine On campus Full-time
SAE Institute 79% 0% 5% £7500 £11500 91 London On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 38% 2% 0% £9250 £15900 131 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Arts University Bournemouth 69% 10% 5% £9250 £16950 £19950 154 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 67% 5% 8% £9250 £14400 124 London On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 45% 5% 21% £9250 £16500 156 Poole On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 10% £9250 £15530 118 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 40% 0% 14% £9250 £13842 117 Brighton On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 40% 0% 14% £9250 £14000 117 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 69% 1% 5% £9250 £14000 125 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 77% 20% 5% £9250 £13800 113 Southampton On campus Full-time
York St John University 49% 0% 17% £9250 £12750 127 York On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 27% 5% 30% £9250 £13200 86 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 67% 5% 8% £9250 £14400 124 London On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 50% 10% 4% £9250 £15900 121 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Derby 67% 0% 5% £9250 £14045 114 Derby On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 145 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 68% 3% 6% £9250 £15000 129 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 71% 3% 5% £9250 £15900 125 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 0% 0% £9250 £13320 99 London On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 88% 3% 0% £9000 £12600 144 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 82% 0% 0% £9250 £14000 106 London On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 58% 5% 0% £9000 £13000 98 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 135 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 71% 3% 5% £9250 £15900 125 Norwich On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 80% 3% 11% £9250 £15530 121 Bath On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 39% 9% 1% £9250 £16500 118 London On campus Full-time
University of Wales 39% 9% 1% £9000 £13500 118 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 65% 0% 5% £9250 £14700 118 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 72% 5% 10% £9250 £14250 68 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 63% 0% 5% £9250 £17000 106 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 0% 0% £9250 £13080 99 London On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 69% 1% 5% £9250 £14000 125 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 50% 5% 10% £9250 £14500 120 London On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 50% 10% 4% £9250 £15900 121 Norwich On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 82% 0% 0% £9250 £14000 106 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 65% 0% 5% £9250 £14700 118 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 80% 3% 11% £9250 £15530 121 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Derby 67% 0% 5% £9250 £14045 114 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 27% 5% 30% £9250 £13200 86 Luton On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 45% 5% 21% £9250 £14000 156 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 52% 5% 0% £9250 £14500 119 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 71% 3% 5% £9000 £12600 121 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 28% 0% 5% £9250 £14750 135 Leicester On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 81% 5% 10% £9250 £14000 146 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 77% 20% 5% £9250 £12000 113 Southampton On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 135 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 65% 0% 0% - - 210 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 65% 0% 0% £1200 - 210 Cardiff On campus Part-time
Coventry University 65% 0% 0% - - 210 Coventry On campus Part-time
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts 65% 0% 0% - - 210 Cambridge On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 65% 0% 0% - - 210 Manchester On campus Full-time
NESCOT North East Surrey College of Technology - - 20% £6800 - - Epsom On campus Full-time
Wiltshire College and University Centre - - 20% £5650 £11500 - Chippenham On campus Full-time
Hertford Regional College - 5% 20% £6165 - 85 Broxbourne On campus Full-time
South Devon College 71% - 10% £8400 - - Paignton On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
University of Bolton - - - - - - Bolton On campus Part-time
Hereford College of Arts 84% 20% 17% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 84% 20% 17% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
Futureworks 94% 5% 5% £9250 - 126 Salford On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 15% £9250 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
Blackburn College 70% 5% 25% £8250 - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 67% 1% 11% - - 146 Manchester On campus Full-time
Wirral Met College 67% - 5% £7790 - - Birkenhead On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 77% - 10% £9250 £46600 112 Bolton On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 8% £9250 - 125 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of East London 53% - 16% £9250 £13080 87 London On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 15% £9250 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 36% 5% 21% £7400 - 134 Doncaster On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £9250 - 134 Poole On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College) 87% 20% 10% - - - Colwyn Bay On campus Part-time
University for the Creative Arts 60% 0% 10% - - 165 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Weston College of Further and Higher Education - - 0% £8500 £12500 - Weston-super-Mare On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 60% 0% 10% - - 165 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Colchester Institute 59% 15% 25% £8250 £8250 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 59% 15% 25% £8500 £15750 - Poole On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 59% 15% 25% £7650 £18150 - Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Kent 59% 15% 25% - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 59% 15% 25% £9000 - - Wrexham On campus Full-time
Pearson College London 52% 0% 7% £9250 - 117 London On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University for the Creative Arts 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 52% 0% 7% £785 - 117 Preston On campus Part-time
University for the Creative Arts 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Manchester On campus Part-time
University for the Creative Arts 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Teesside University 52% 0% 7% - - 117 Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
University of Wolverhampton 80% 7% 9% - - 123 Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 80% 7% 9% - - 123 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Newcastle College 80% 7% 9% £9000 - 123 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 80% 7% 9% £7950 - 123 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bradford - - 10% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 - Bradford On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 76% 10% 5% - - 159 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 81% 6% 15% £9250 - 123 Paisley On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £46600 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £37350 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Bradford - - 10% £9250 £20118 - Bradford On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 76% 10% 5% - - 159 Manchester On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 73% 4% 11% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 77% 5% 4% - - 146 Bristol On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 100% 15% 0% £9250 - 106 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education 64% 20% 10% £8500 £17930 - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 25% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 73% 2% 20% - - 110 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The Northern School of Art 80% 15% 19% £9250 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 77% 5% 4% - - 146 Bristol On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 82% - 0% £9250 £16500 114 London On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Coventry University 44% 5% 15% £9250 - 104 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 58% 10% 14% - - 138 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 58% 10% 14% - - 138 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 63% 0% 5% £9250 - 133 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
University of Salford 92% 5% 5% - - 118 Salford On campus Full-time
Pearson College London 82% 0% 5% £9250 - 108 London On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 44% 5% 8% £9250 - 101 London On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 9% - - 121 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 43% - 0% £6000 - 123 Preston On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 46% 0% 0% - - 142 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 15% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 92% 0% 5% - - 119 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 25% - 0% £9250 £30400 143 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 36% 5% 21% £9250 - 134 Poole On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 81% 5% 10% - - 146 Manchester On campus Full-time
Newcastle College 87% - 8% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 73% 4% 11% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
65 /100
14169 students of Animation in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Animation

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18993 £17033 £20459
25-75 percentile range £15958 - £22542 £12694 - £21543 £14994 - £26089

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18747 £17621 £20968
25-75 percentile range £15287 - £22176 £13034 - £22157 £15913 - £26712

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Animation

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Animation who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Animation

  • Commercial Studios
  • Film and TV Producers
  • Computer Games Industry
  • Post Production and VFX
  • Motion Graphics Areas
  • Computer Systems Design Area
  • Marketing Firms

Specialisations within Animation

  • Digital Imaging and Sculpting
  • Design and Color Theory
  • Media Arts
  • Interactive Animation
  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Character Animation
  • 2D Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Stop Motion
  • Figure Drawing
  • Visual Effects
  • Film Making and Techniques

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Animation who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Animation (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Animation at Anglia Ruskin University

35% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Elementary occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Sports and fitness occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Sales occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Animation

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Animation studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Art (Honours) - MArt (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) - BDes (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Design - MDes
  • Master of Art - MArt
  • Foundation Degree - FD

Animation with Foundation Year at University of Wolverhampton received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 11 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Animation was £18993 15 months after graduation, £17033 3 years after graduation and £20459 5 years after graduation.