The BFA in Digital Animation offers an advanced programme focusing on animation in all its forms.
Delivered in the curriculum are such courses as 2D hand-drawn animation, 3D character animation, stop-motion, experimental animation, rigging, modeling, digital painting and compositing. The program encourages innovation and experimentation in the art-form combined with a solid education in the craft. The curriculum is divided in the third year of its delivery into separate Visual Effects and Character Animation streams, however this is not an exclusive arrangement and it is possible for students to specialize in any and all areas of animation practice.
Designed to provide students with the fundamentals of the art and craft, the philosophy of the programme emphasises creativity, imagination and critical thinking with the aim of giving students the conceptual and creative tools necessary to their development as animators of world-class calibre.
You must have completed at least 12 years of general education or will be taking High School national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission.
Submission of IELTS or TOEFL or SAT (previously known as SAT Reasoning Test or SAT 1) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) or Ameson English scores are only compulsory for applicants
with PRC Gao Kao qualification (i.e. applicants who will be taking Gao Kao in June 2016 and those who have already taken Gao Kao) OR
who do not take up English language in Junior and Senior High School or taken English language only as a 2nd language.
Only scores obtained in the 2 years leading up to the application deadline will be considered.
Minimum Subject Requirements
Mathematics at Junior High School Level/IB Standard Level AND A good grade in English at Senior High School Level / IB Standard Level In addition, applicants are required to produce and submit the following materials for admission assessment:
Mother Tongue Language (MTL) Requirement for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents applying for admission must fulfil any one of the following minimum requirements under MOE mother tongue policy:
Students who have not satisfied the requirement above may be admitted on a provisional basis and will be required to attain the MTL within the period of their University study.
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