James Watt College

HNC 3D Computer Animation

James Watt College
In Greenock

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Typology HNC
Location Greenock (Scotland)
  • HNC
  • Greenock (Scotland)
Description

Computer Generated Imaging (CGI) is a dynamic and evolving field used extensively in computer games design and the film and television industries. Our 3D Computer Animation courses are designed to give you the specialist creative skills sought by those industries. Using industry leading software you will learn to create realistic 3D models and environments and the virtual camera techniques to.

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Greenock (Renfrewshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education Finnart Street, PA16 8HF

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· Requirements

One Higher Grade pass, preferably in art & design/product design or english, plus two Standard Grade/Intermediate 2 passes or a suitable group of SQA Modules (including Communication 4) or equivalent qualification. Applicants should bring their portfolio to interview. Some applicants may be accepted without formal qualifications.

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Course programme

HNC 3D Computer Animation

Course Aims:
Computer Generated Imaging (CGI) is a dynamic and evolving field used extensively in computer games design and the film and television industries. Our 3D Computer Animation courses are designed to give you the specialist creative skills sought by those industries. Using industry leading software you will learn to create realistic 3D models and environments and the virtual camera techniques to move through them.

Course Content:
Introduction to Character Animation
, 3D Character Modelling & Animation
, 3D Computer Animation: Movement Studies
, 3D Environmental Modelling
, 3D Cameras & Lighting
, Drawing Skills
, Graded Unit: Animation Project
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, Groups will be given the opportunity to select from option units, such as Motion Graphics, 2D Digital Imaging, Sound Production, and other related topics.

Progression Opportunities:
Students successfully completing the HNC along with additional units, will normally gain automatic progression to year 2 of the HND.

Career Potential:
Employment opportunities may be found as story boarders, texturers,, environment modellers and in new media applications.

Course Assessment:
Continuous assessment through mainly project-based assignments., Individual and/or group assessments in written, visual or oral form as, required by the unit of study.


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