Study Animation

Gain the skills you need to pursue your creative passion

At SAE, we provide animators with the skills, equipment, mentorship, and connections to turn ideas into realities. SAE is all for creators, see for yourself.

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Study Animation at SAE




Build your character and credentials with a qualification in Animation at SAE. Gain hands-on experience in animation and computer graphics in a broad range of areas like 2D and 3D character animation, visual storytelling, modelling & environment design as well as visual effects and motion graphics.

Use the latest industry software like Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, ToonBoom Harmony, Substance, Unreal Engine, Unity, SideFX Houdini, Foundry NukeX, Pixologic ZBrush and the Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
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CAREER OPTIONS

Career opportunities in Animation

To thrive in the animation industry, technical expertise and application is as important as raw talent and SAE’s internationally accredited animation courses will give you the practical experience and technical knowledge needed to establish a successful and fulfilling career.

  • 2D/3D animator
  • 3D Asset modeller
  • 3D Character modeller
  • FX Artist
  • Spatial GIS data processor
  • Motion graphics designer
  • Post-production for broadcast media
  • Art director
  • Creative director

What you can study at SAE?

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Person working with a 3D printed dog
Animation Animation Animation courses that will render the career you want.
Two students operating an audio desk
Group Audio Audio courses that will give your audio career some serious noise.
Student adjusting the lighting on set
CI Dark Creative Industries Multidisciplinary courses that’ll allow you to be creative with your career.
Person operating a a VR headset
Group 2 Creative Technologies Be at the forefront of the technology designed to enable creativity.
Student standing and drawing
Group 3 Design Design courses that have the path to your design career laid out.
Man operating camera with green screen in background
Group 4 Film Film courses that have everything from concept to the final cut.
Two students playing video games. Left person has arms up
Group 5 Games Game development and design courses to get your career ahead of the game.
Sound technician fixing a microphone
Group 6 Music Music courses that will get your music career on track.

Render the Animation career you want

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