Art, Media & Design BA / Animation

With this programme you will be prepared for the exciting and creative journey of designing and developing Animated films using suitable tools, environments and techniques.

This course provides education and training in the theory and practice of Animation as required for careers in Animation or computer games design, and 2D & 3D computer animation. You will develop a range of skills and techniques and focus on the development of higher- level skills in an Animation context.

Length of Study:

4 Years, Full Time

Level of Study:



Fall / Spring


Limassol, Pentadromos

Entry Requirements:

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Course content

This course gives students the chance to express themselves artistically through the medium of animation, both classical (hand-drawn) and computer generated.

This dynamic course provides the skills to take individual and group projects from conception to completion.

The course aims to enable the you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques employed by the professional animator and to acquire the requisite skills for work entry positions in for example, Feature, Film, TV or Computer Game animation.

  • 2D Animation and Principles
  • Introduction to 3D Computer
  • Animation and Modelling for Characters
  • Principles of Life Drawing and Anatomy for Animation
  • Layout for Animation
  • Scriptwriting for Animation
  • Principles of Analysis for Animation
  • 2D Character Animation
  • Application of 3D Computer Animation & Modelling
  • Life Drawing for Animation
  • Visual Communication in Moving
  • Image Storyboarding Production
  • Practice Historical and Theoretical Analysis for Animation


For further info on how to apply or any other queries you may have please call our Admissions team on 7000 52 50 or fill in the contact form below and a member of staff will contact you as soon as possible.

Entry requirements:

We want to attract the best and most creative minds – so we take a balanced approach to candidate assessment, taking both individual portfolios and exam results into account.

That’s why your portfolio is an especially important part of your application to study with us; and we can help.
Our academics can offer you expert advice on how to showcase your creative work and build a portfolio that will make your application stand out.
More advice on how to create an exceptional portfolio is also available here, along with specific portfolio requirements for this course.

Along with your portfolio, the standard entry requirements** for this course are:

• 112 UCAS tariff points from accepted qualifications or
• Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4) or
• Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma or
• Merit at UAL Extended Diploma or
• 112 UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
• Secondary School leaving Certificate e.g. Apolytirion

And four GCSE (or equivalent) passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).

Other relevant and equivalent level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds apply.

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.