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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Applied in Arts, Animation and Visual Effects

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Applied in Arts, Animation and Visual Effects

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Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $29,747 CAD

  • Application fee

    $200 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    2 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-June-2021 2021-06-15

Overview

Bachelor of Applied in Arts, Animation and Visual Effects

International students can't apply for this program.

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Students who complete the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Animation and Visual Effects will be well prepared for entry level jobs in mid to large sized animation studios, and they will also possess the skills and attributes to collaborate with others in the creative arts to develop independent projects that serve the animation and visual effects needs of local industry.

The program is built on a foundation of communication, storytelling, and traditional art skills, such as sculpting in clay and life drawing. Students are introduced early in the program to concepts of storyboarding, layout, color and light that will be applied to character animation in 3D software, digital sculpting, digital texture painting, compositing, and visual effects. In the 4th year of the program, students will be guided and supported in the creation of their own demo reels. Business and entrepreneurial skills will also be taught in the program.

The unique nature of this program ensures that Animation and Visual Effects students will be well grounded in studio animation processes, and they will also have scheduled opportunities to work collaboratively on projects with other students in the School of Creative Arts.

Program Outcomes:

  • Develop stories through the visual medium of animation
  • Develop and demonstrate a foundation for executing the creative process
  • Develop and demonstrate fundamental artistic skills
  • Apply the principles of acting for animators within animation assignments
  • Apply technical knowledge using a variety of animation industry relevant software
  • Construct animations, following a current and typical animation production pipeline with a focus on techniques
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in a chosen area within the animation pipeline (character animator, modeler, lighter, texture artist)
  • Create pre-visualizations in 3D software for a variety of industries
  • Compose drawings, with a wide variety of media, to serve different stages of the animation industry
  • Recognize and discuss work and gender cultural diversity (aboriginal/global/gender perspectives/awareness)
  • Develop a personal portfolio/demo reel—at an industry accepted level—showcasing a combination of: completed animation scenes; and/or visual effects shots; and/or animated shorts; and/or textured 3D models; and/or scenes lit in 3D software; and/or pre-visualization
  • Demonstrate teamwork, time management, self-direction, self-motivation and self-evaluation, to be able to respond appropriately to feedback
  • Apply entrepreneurial skills in order to seek out and create meaningful career opportunities locally and globally in pre-existing, as well as new, personally created areas of animation

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$34,267

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,912
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,520
Tuition 1 person $29,747

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

English Language Proficiency
Academic Requirements

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

83
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

59
56
listening
56
writing
56
speaking
56
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo English Test: 115
Method 2: Completion of English Language Arts 30-1 or equivalent with a minimum of 60%.(Official transcripts or WAEC or NECO results)
Method 3: SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THREE YEARS FULL-TIME EDUCATION IN ENGLISH, AT THE SECONDARY OR POST-SECONDARY LEVEL: 
completed within Canada including the grade 12 year
completed in another country (see chart) where English is recognized as an official language of instruction and it is noted on the official transcript
completed at a recognized school or institution which uses English as the primary language of instruction

Method 4 | Successful Completion of the ILAC University Pathway Program with a minimum grade of 70%(Certificate of completion from ILAC)


Academic background and requirement

Minimum 60% in ELA 30-1 and a minimum 50% in a Group A, B, or C course or a 5-credit Advanced CTS course. Additional Requirements: In addition to the general academic requirements for admission, students will be required to submit a Career Investigation Report to be used as a readiness assessment tool. Specific guidelines, parameters, and requirements for the letter will be provided to applicants. As well, an assessment matrix for evaluating these letters has been developed.

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