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Animation PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 9 Animation PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Are you passionate about animation and looking to take your skills to the next level? A PhD in Animation could be the perfect opportunity for you to delve deeper into the world of creative arts and design.

What's it like to study a PhD in Animation?

Studying a PhD in Animation allows you to explore the art of storytelling through motion and bring your creative visions to life. You will have the chance to conduct in-depth research on various aspects of animation, such as character development, visual effects, or experimental animation techniques.

During your PhD journey, you will work closely with experienced supervisors who will guide you in your research and provide valuable insights. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, enabling you to experiment with different animation techniques and technologies.

In addition to your research, you may also have the opportunity to teach undergraduate animation courses, allowing you to share your knowledge and passion with the next generation of animators.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Animation

To pursue a PhD in Animation, you will typically need a relevant Master's degree in Animation or a related field. However, some universities may consider applicants with a strong portfolio and a Bachelor's degree in Animation or a related discipline.

In addition to academic qualifications, a strong passion for animation, a creative mindset, and a willingness to push the boundaries of traditional animation techniques are highly valued.

PhD in Animation funding options

Funding for PhDs in Animation may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Animation careers

A PhD in Animation opens up a wide range of exciting career opportunities. You could become a university professor, teaching and inspiring future animators. Alternatively, you may choose to work in the film and television industry, creating animated films, TV shows, or commercials. With the growing demand for animation in various sectors, you could also explore opportunities in advertising, gaming, virtual reality, or even architectural visualization.

Your expertise in animation, combined with your research skills, will make you a valuable asset in the industry. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of animation techniques, storytelling, and visual effects, shaping the future of this dynamic field.

Embark on a journey of creativity and innovation by pursuing a PhD in Animation. Expand your knowledge, refine your skills, and make a lasting impact in the world of animation.

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PhD Bursary in Virtual Production

The ‘Production Cultures’ of Virtual Production. Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is pleased to offer one part-time fees only bursary for the above PhD opportunity to outstanding applicants seeking to begin a programme of research with AUB in September 2024. Read more

Research Degrees at UCA

Studying a creative research degree at UCA means joining a vibrant and progressive top ten research community with a wealth of specialist resources for creative research and practice. Read more

Digital Humanities PhD (option of a joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

The Department of Digital Humanities offers a PhD programme for suitably qualified candidates who wish to explore the transformative effects of digital information, technologies, and methods on the humanities, arts, culture and society. Read more

Research degrees in the School of Design

Our PhD course will allow you to become an expert in a specialist area and gain high-quality research training in Design. Your PhD can be taken full-time (three years standard, four years maximum) or part-time (five years standard, seven years maximum). Read more

Disruptive Digital Experiences

Digital experiences deliberately go beyond simply communicating information - they seek to strongly engage, involve, and emotionally affect the user using digital means. Read more
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