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Bachelor of 3D Design and Animation

Like the idea of creating worlds and characters, and bringing these to life? Want to tell fantastic stories and to visualise the imaginary, the impossible, the future? By completing a 3D Design and Animation degree, you will get all of the essential knowledge, skills and experiences you need to take on a career in 3D design or animation for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond.

Quick Facts

Duration: 3 years (full-time), up-to 6 years (part-time), 2 years (accelerated)
Starting in: September, November
Tuition Fee: AUD 88,200 per full
Location: Sydney, Melbourne, Online

Acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing. At the same time you will explore design and animation theory and context to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry. In your final year you can apply for an internship with a professional 3D design and animation studio, and get the chance to work on a live project for a real-world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your specialisation by taking elective subjects in Motion Design, Interaction Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.


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Calum Shand  // Graduate 

Career Opportunities

  • 3D animator
  • 3D concept artist
  • 3D generalist
  • 3D specialist (e.g. modelling / rigging / texturing / lighting )
  • 3D visualisation artist
  • 3D tracker/matchmover
  • Art director
  • Animation director
  • Character designer
  • Compositor
  • Concept artist
  • Creative director
  • Digital designer
  • Digital matte artist
  • Environment designer
  • Game artist
  • Previsualisation (previz) artist
  • Visual effects (VFX) artist

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