3D Computer Animation

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This course will further develop your creativity and the technical skills required to become a 3D Digital Developer/Animator, 2D Artist/Animator or Motion Graphics/CGI FX Specialist, combining Academic knowledge and practical subjects; preparing you for attaining routes into Animation Production, Games Development and the Film Industry.

As part of your course you will have the opportunity to meet Freelance Artists, Animators, and Graduates whilst working on ‘live projects creating Graphics, Animated Shorts, Post-Production SFX and Motion Graphics. You will also have the opportunity to create your own Showreel/Portfolio, which you’ll use to find Freelance work, Studio work or entry to a Degree Programme.

You will use software such as : Autodesk 3ds Max; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Animate, Adobe Premiere Pro; Microsoft Office suite.

Entry Requirements

HNC 3D Computer Animation or other relevant HNC. Interview. Portfolio.

Progression Routes

Progression to Year 3 degree study at a variety of universities.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art, Animation and Digital Design

SCQF Level