3D Computer Animation

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus


This course will develop your 3D computer modelling and animation skills through the extensive use of industry-leading software including Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, and Animate.

You will participate in a range of creative, client based briefs, which are designed to develop your conceptual thinking and improve your skills within the digital domain. By the end of this course, you will be able to create 3D computer models and animations for use within the computer games, TV, film, and architectural industries.

You will study: Advanced 3D modelling techniques; Introduction to the creative industries; Fundamentals of morph and key frame animation; 2D motion graphics and animation; Digital and traditional drawing skills and visualisation.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus 3 subjects at National 5; or NC Computer Games Software Development; or NC Computer Games Creative Development and Animation; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level