Animation and Illustration Level 3

Do you want to create exciting worlds full of amazing stories and characters? Animation and illustration are two constantly developing and exciting areas of the creative industries; animators and illustrators are employed to create characters, animations and visuals for films and television, social media, advertising, games concepts and many other areas.

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If you are 19 or over on the day your course starts, and your course is an approved qualification at level 3 or above, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your tuition.

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  • Further Education
  • Full-Time
  • Colchester

One or Two Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma

Start Date September 2018
Course Fees**

16 – 18: Free
19+:  £8583
This fee covers the whole two year course

19+ Loan Available
Fee Exemptions Apply
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