The Diploma in Animation aims to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the animation, animated visual effects and visual art production industries. The purpose of the qualification is to provide students with the relevant academic exposure, practical skills and professional attitudes as is appropriate to this market area. On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to seek careers in freelance, contract or permanent staff within commercial companies of varying sizes. The graduates will have the competencies to perform animation and work relating to animation within various fields including but not exclusive to; drawn animation, stop frame puppetry fabrication and animation, 3D computer animation, pre-production for film and post production for film.

Career fields

  • Animators (drawn, stop frame and 3D computer)
  • Animators for animated TV series
  • Animators for animated films
  • Animators for web bases series
  • Animation for advertising
  • Animation for pre-visualization
  • Pre-production (story boards, character sheets, mood boards) for animation and or live action productions

Certification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Animation.

Admission Requirements

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma endorsement
  • A National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 4 with Diploma endorsement
  • Amended Senior Certificate (ASC), with Diploma endorsement
  • A Senior Certificate (SC)
  • Foreign School leaving Certificate that complies with minimum admission requirements for Diploma study as gazetted by the Matriculation Board (Equivalency evaluation is completed with the Matriculation Board)
  • RPL /CAT ( as per admission policy)
  • Age Exemption (23 years or older as per admission policy)

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