Animation Course

Course Overview

Our Animation Course guides students to conceptualize great characters, environments, and story lines. At Raffles, students will learn how to make artworks come to life including other elements of Animation Design. Be prepared to draw and render as it enhances stamina and ability to work under pressure and produce quality animation works. At Raffles, Our Animation Course will focus on developing technical skills and theory foundations from the basics. This will help students build an animation design portfolio with software knowledge like Maya, 3DSMax and SolidWorks.

Upon completion, graduates will be prepared for the realities and expectations of a professional animator. With a degree under our Animation Course at Raffles, graduates will be qualified to enrol into animation design master’s degree programmes at other universities.

Contact our Education Consultants today to find out more about our Animation Course.

Raffles Alumni


Advanced Diploma in Animation Design

2 years

January, April, July, October

Available at Raffles Campuses in:
China, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Animation Design

January and July

1 year

Awarded by:
University of Chester

Available at Raffles Campus in:
Raffles College of Higher Education (RCHE), Singapore

Advanced Diploma Course Modules

3D Character Animation
3D Character Modeling
3D Techniques
Academic Research & Communication Skills
Animation Principles 1 & 2
Body Mechanics (Rigging)
Colour for Designers
Design History & Culture
Design Principles
Design Project – Animation
Design Studio 1 & 2 – Animation Project
Digital & Applied Illustration
Digital Image Processing
Digital Photography
Drawing for Animation

Drawing for Designers
Experimental Video
Industrial Attachment
Matte Painting
Portfolio & Presentation
Screenplay & Storyboarding
Special Effects
Video & Audio Techniques
Art Direction
Character Design
Directing Animation
Major Project
Story & Drama
The Moving Image
Understanding Acting
* Subject to change due to curriculum update.

Bachelor Degree Course Modules

Animation Futures
Animator as Author
Major Project in Animation
Professional Practice

Character Designer
Concept Artist
Animation Director
Motion Graphics Artist
Storyboard Artist
Matte Painter
3D Modeller
Visual Effects Supervisor
Texture and Lighting Artist
Online Interactive Games Developer
Animation Designer/Artist
Special Effects Artist