The first year of the Interactive Animation program is a full-time course designed to prepare graduates for a job in the industry of games development or 3D production. This requires excellent 3D skills and broad knowledge about the games pipeline, history and experience in producing high quality content. This course provides hands-on training in industry standard software. Students are trained in game design and writing game design documents, storytelling and scriptwriting, 2D drawing and animation and various 3D techniques. Besides that students acquire important inside knowledge about the industry during the course.
Graduates of the first year obtain a Diploma and are prepared for entry-level work in the games of animation industry in positions such as (junior) texture, modeling, animation, rigging or lighting artist. Graduates have learned to work with industry standard hard- and software and will have a broad knowledge about games, the interactive entertainment pipeline and the industry of games production. For more advanced skills students can continue on to the second year in order to attain a Bachelor Degree.
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The second stage of the Interactive Animation will consolidate students’ knowledge already gained during the first year of the Interactive Animation course and in addition will include business and marketing as well as in depth technical and academic skills. The intention is to broaden the learning experience beyond purely vocational type training by including a wider knowledge base and research-based educational experience.
The SAE Institute Interactive Animation degree is taught and administered by SAE Institute and validated by Middlesex University, London. Graduates of this degree programme are awarded with the title of BA (Hons.) Interactive Animation by Middlesex University. The caption “Honours (Hon.)” relates to the fact that students must produce a personal study or practical project as part of the programme.
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