Associate Degree of Animation
SAE Creative Media Institute - Brisbane

Course outline

SAE Animation graduates have been involved with many creative media companies, including Big Ant Studios, The Voxel Agents, Trickster Games, CSIRO, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University, Ignition Studios, VR Solutions, Chroma, Buzinga, Firemonkeys, Learning Seat, Thales Australia, Visual Playground and Iloura.

Our Associate Degree of Animation is all about building your character and credentials by giving you hands-on experience in a broad range of topics related to the Animation and Computer Graphics industries, such as Character Animation (2D/3D), Visual Storytelling, 3D Modelling & Computer Graphics, and applying focus to an industry specialisation role.

In preparation for an industry that commands agility and adaptability, you’ll cut your creative teeth on projects in partnership with your course peers. By the end of your course, you could be collaborating with students across all SAE disciplines.

Areas of study: 2D and 3D character animation, 3D modeling, animation, business and leadership skills, computer-generated visual effects, drawing and composition, employability skills in screen industry contexts, histories and theories, media and cultural studies, production for screen and games, project management, realtime and offline rendering, screen industry best practices, texturing and shaders.

Note

Duration is one and a quarter years full-time. Part-time study available for eligible applicants (excluding international student visa holders).
SAE has a range of approaches to learning and teaching that can be activated to provide flexibility in the face of changing circumstances as required, to support student progression regardless of external factors.

Fee notes

Full course.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for SAE Creative Media Institute and for this course, refer to Entry Requirements on SAE’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Interview

Additional entry requirements

SAE will contact applicants to arrange a short, informal interview. For information about the interview, contact SAE on 1800 723 338.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

3D Generalist, Character Artist, 2D and/or 3D Animator, Media Industry Specialist, Motion Graphics Designer, Concept Artist, Storyboard Artist, 3D Asset Modeller, 3D Character Modeller, Junior Rigging TD, Surfacing Artist, Junior Lighting TD, Production Coordinator, Junior Assembly & Layout Artist.

Course Code
062102
Start Date


Offer rounds

22 Aug 2024
9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025

Fee
fee/$47,964
Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

11/4 years Full time or 21/2 years Part time

Location
Brisbane