This course further develops the creative and technical skills required to be a 3D Digital Developer. This course is aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in the Creative Industries, within the areas of Computer Animation which incorporates skills developed in the areas of Technical Direction, Art and Design.

The course combines academic knowledge and practical subjects offering routes into vocational areas such as animation, computer games, and the film industry. You may get the opportunity to meet freelance artists, animators, and graduates while working on ‘real’ projects creating graphics, short animated features, etc.

Major software including Autodesk 3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects,  Adobe Animate (Formally Flash), Adobe Premiere and Adobe Illustrator.

You may also be given the opportunity to complete professional Adobe Certified Associate exams and Autodesk Certified User exams as part of the course.

In addition to the aforementioned, students also have the opportunity to represent New College Lanarkshire in the 3D Digital Game Art competition at the annual prestigious Skills Show, where our 3D Animation students have already won both Gold and Bronze medals, beating competitors from all over the UK.

Entry requirements

HNC 3D Computer Animation (HND Year 1)