Course Description

Certificate In Animation (Full-Time)

Pulse College

Certificate In Animation Course.

Pulse College’s Level 6 Certificate in Animation is developed and taught by practicing industry professionals to ensure that you receive the very highest levels of training. A key part of the course involves producing a portfolio of work that will help you get into the exciting and growing Irish and international animation industry.

Studying at Pulse College will introduce you to valuable professional workflows and teach you everything from the basics of animation through to full 3D modelling. With the significant benefit of hands-on experience, you will be taught beyond the standard levels required by academic institutions. This practical experience is an essential element of our unique programme.

Course Content

This course covers the full range of topics from preproduction, production, and postproduction in 2D and 3D animation, as well as the theory behind animation to create an in-depth understanding of the work you do.

During the course, you will learn about:

  • The history and theory of animation
  • Sequential art design and production
  • Life drawing
  • Storyboarding and layout
  • Character modelling
  • Unwrapping and texturing 3D objects
  • 3D rigging and animation
  • 2D asset creation and animation
  • Creating 3D assets for games
  • Audio Production
  • Life Drawing for Animation
  • Videogame Tools
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Narrative and Storytelling

College Name Pulse College
Course Category Animation, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Computers & IT (Information Technology), Game Design & Animation
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin City South, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 1 Year Full Time
Entry Requirements -A proven interest in Art and/or Animation techniques and to display some interest in related creative media arts. -Basic knowledge of computers (Mac/PC, and audio software): helpful but not essential Note: Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience will also be considered.
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Pulse College

20 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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