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Advanced Animation

Undergraduate | CUR-DIG371 | 2024

Build on your skills to bring a unique concept to life. Play with proven styles, conventions and narrative structures. Compare past and current animation and motion graphic examples. Follow your project from pre-production through to post-production.

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Advanced Animation

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. analyse a wide range of past and current animated and time-based works
    2. visualise and reflect upon the dynamic relationship between space and time, audio and visual mediums of animation
    3. apply a wide ranging set of skills in media and project management in animation production
    4. acquire a significant level of skill and conceptual development in project-based works
    5. create an advanced animation or motion graphics work to industry standard

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).


Exceptions to the Above: If you are a 3rd year Digital Design Major student who enrolled into the course in 2017 or prior, you will be eligible to enrol in this subject if you have already completed any of the following units: DIG100 Animation Design Intro OR DIG271 Motion Graphics Design Introduction OR DIG272 Universal Design Principles.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Computer capable of running project-relevant animation software
  • Software requirements - Relevant Animation Software (eg. Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, zBrush etc)
  • Other requirements - Audio video equipment required. Access to the Internet. Admission to degree may be required.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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