Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design and Animation)

3 D Design And Animation
Design Context
Drawing For Concept Development
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Shortest full-time duration

3 years

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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 this design 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.

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.

This course sits as part of a larger group of courses. For more information refer to the Design group.

Graduate career opportunities

3D Animator, 3D Concept Artist, 3D Generalist, 3D Specialist (modelling/rigging/texturing/lighting), 3D Visualisation artist, 3D Tracker/Matchmover, Character Designer, Compositor, Concept Artist, Digital Designer, Digital Matte Artist, Environmental Designer, Game Artist, Previsualisation Artist, Visual Effects Artist.

Facilities and staff

Courses by designers for designers. Industry experts teach and mentor students, showing them the ropes with industry-relevant skills and super handy career advice. With access to industry-standard design computer labs and studio spaces, as well as a well-stocked resource centre to further enrich your learning experience.

+ Small class sizes
+ Success Coaches
+ The Service Hub
+ Learning Hub
+ Counsellors
+ Campus WiFi
+ Student break-out spaces
+ Student lounges
+ Self-check kiosks - library & print/copy

Course fees

See our full list of Indicative 2018 Domestic and International Annual Tuition fees.
FEE-HELP is available to assist eligible students with their study fees.

Scholarships available

Various Scholarships are available at Torrens University.