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University of Sunderland

Animation and Games Art

UCAS Code: W221
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

53%

Subjects
  • Design studies
Student score
82% MED
% employed or in further study
91% MED
Average graduate salary
£12k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Any Art/Design subject.

Scottish Highers
BBBC

Any Art/Design subject.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

Art & Design related subject.

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

53%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Modules

Year 1 (national level 4): classical practice, digital and performance practice; animation techniques; design theory 1. Year 2 (national level 5): preproduction practice; Maya for beginners; animation for music, idents and title sequences; animated performance â?? dialogue; design theory. Final Year (national level 6): applied animation; professional practice; final major project; dissertation.

University of Sunderland

On campus

We are a forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK's most up-and-coming cities. We have strong links with industry and business, and work closely with leading companies. Our campuses - one in the city, one on the coast - are perfectly placed to ensure a life-changing student experience.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 82%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources

92%

Staff made the subject interesting

86%

Library resources are satisfactory

81%

Feedback on work has been helpful

80%

Feedback on work has been prompt

74%

Staff are good at explaining things

88%

Received sufficient advice and support

88%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
19% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
67% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
7% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
303 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
55% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 91% MED
Average graduate salary £12k LOW
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

8%

Graduates who are design occupations

28%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

16%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The UK has a proud reputation as a centre of design excellence, and last year, design was behind only nursing in the number of graduates from UK universities with nearly 13,700. Not all areas of design have been affected equally by the recession, so bear this in mind when you look at the stats. At the moment, things are looking a little better for fashion and textile designers and not as good for interior or multimedia designers – but that may change by the time you graduate. In general, design graduates are more likely than most to start their career in London. This also varies by subject – fashion designers often find jobs in the North West. Some employers in the field, particularly in London, are a little prone to asking graduates to work for free, so while it’s not the norm – one in nine design graduates from 2012 starting design jobs in London were working unpaid – it does go on.
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