Why study this degree?

• Thorough education
We offer you a complete program of the technical foundations for computer animation.
You will learn to work with the most advanced 3D animation and VFX technology. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the foundations of art, design and photography, as well as the principles of anatomy, acting and color science.

Active professors
You will learn from professors who are recognized and actively working in the animation and visual effects business, using the same techniques and tools you will be required to use in the market.

 Creativity and design
You will be able to develop your own ideas, scripts and characters where you will use everything you have learned to create digital content.
• Digital portfolio
Upon completion of the degree, you will have your own digital portfolio with all the work created during the course.
• Official university degree
The animation sector is currently in its golden years and is a sector that enjoys the best growth estimates nationally and internationally. Along with videogames, currently this industry has a high demand for employment in our country and at La Salle Campus Barcelona you will obtain an official university degree, which will qualify you to work anywhere in the world.
You will also be able to complete stages and exchanges in other universities with a recognized international prestige.

 

What do they prepare you for?

The Animation and Visual effects degree of La Salle Campus Barcelona prepares you to be an artist of animation for all professions related with animation and visual entertainment:

 

• The cinema industry: 3D animation, Visual Effects (VFX) and videogames.
• Advertising
• Digital Content

 

You will learn all the production steps emphasizing on characters animation, to postproduction, final product composition and the distribution and promotion of the product.
You will be also prepared with all the management knowledge needed for the entertainment industry, like for example, the intellectual property or marketing.

 

The degree of Animation and Visual Effects of La Salle Campus Barcelona insists on the fundamentals of animation which are based on all the production of the animation independently of the technic, and you will learn how to combine the artistic and technic part of animation to explain the most captivating stories. On the other hand it prepares you to dominate the latest technology to create visual animation with the same tools as the most professional studios of animation in the world.

Some of the job opportunities of this degree, Animation and Visual Effects, are:

 

• narrative and screenwriting
• illustrated script/storyboard
• art direction and character design
• 3d modeling and textures
• rigger/character td
• lighting technical director
• layout/previs artist
• animator
• texture artist
• groom artist
• matte painter
• fx artist
• comp artist
• colorist and color correction
• producers and project management

 

Access requirements

You can gain admittance to this Bachelor’s Degree:

• From High School if you have passed the University Access Exam. (PAU for the name in Spanish)
• From a Superior Level Training Cycle. (CFGS for the name in Spanish)
• If you have started a Bachelor’s Degree and you want to continue studying it at La Salle (expedient transfer): if you have studied a degree that is not official in Spain, you must validate at least 30 credits, or obtain the equivalence on your academic credentials and do the University Access Exam (PAU) at the UNED, or accredit your studies by the UNED if you come from the EHEA.
• If you are in possession of a university degree.
• If you have done the University Access Exam for 25 years olds or for 45 years olds.
• If you are a student from the European Union or from any country that has an international agreement that may apply to this situation: you have to fulfill the academic requirements to access to University that the educative system of the country you are studying in demands and accredit the University Access Exam (PAU) at la UNED (www.uned.es).
• Those bachelor's students with partial or finished studies from a foreign university, must bring a certificate from the university in their country which indicates that their degree is official in that country.

Program

FIRST COURSE

1 Semester and 2nd Semester:


• Animation Culture, Industry and Business Fundaments
• Audiovisual Narrative and the Creative Process
• Fundamentals of Drawing and Digital Tools
• Digital Sculpturing and Modeling of Characters
• Fundamentals of Animation and Basic Tools
• Cinematography and Color
• Project I
3rd Semester:
• Project Management Agile Methodologies
• Audiovisual Script
• Digital Photography and Semiotics
• Acting of Characters
• Advanced Tools for 3D Animation
• Advanced Tools for Modeling 3D
• Project II


4th Semester:


• Marketing and Creation of Digital Contents
• Textures
• Lighting
• Illustration and Storyboard
• Digital Character Animation I
• Video and Audio Post-production

5th Semester:


• Thinking and Creativity
• Advanced Rendering
• Tools and Animation for Video Games
• Movie set
• Motion Capture
• Digital Post-production
• Music and Digital Sound Effects
• Project II

6th Semester:


• Finance and Intellectual Property
• Digital Special Effects
• Programing of Scripts For Animation
• Digital Facial Animation
• Digital Character Animation II
• Editing and Color Gradation
• Digital Visual Effects
• Project II
 

7th Semester:


• Management Abilities
• Elective Courses
• Final Project
• Internship

8th Semester:


• Entrepreneurship and Creation of Companies
• Elective Courses
• Final Project
• Internship
 

 

 

Scholarships

1 out of 4 students get a scholarship. Scholarships range from 20% to 70% of the total amount of tuition fee. We evaluate your academic record and personal background, in order to advise you about your best scholarship options.

  • Scholarships La Salle: from 20% to 50%.
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship: up to 70%.
  • Academic Record Scholarship: up to 65%.
  • Mobility Scholarship: up to 30%.
  • La Salle Schools Scholarship: 20%.
  • Scholarship IB: from 50% to 70%.

Admission

At La Salle Campus Barcelona you are not just a number. We select our students taking several facts into account: your self-motivation, your talent and, of course, your academic record too. To study your bachelor degree at La Salle Campus Barcelona you must follow the steps below:

1.- Sign up. We’ll contact you to tell you how to start your Admission Application.

2.- We will ask for the documents below:

  • Photocopy of your National Identity Card (if you are a EU citizen) or your passport (applicants from non EU countries)
  • A digital photography
  • A Motivation Letter, written in the language you would study your bachelor degree in
  • Your Academic Record

3.- You will take an entrance test. Unlike Spanish Public Universities entrance exams, ours is a specific test assessing your ability to success in the University Degree you chose.

4.- You might undergo a face to face interview if needed.

5.- Acceptance: we will contact you in up to 15 days after receiving all the requested documents.

6.- Scholarships: At La Salle Campus Barcelona people go first, that’s why we offer our own scholarship program. 1 out of 4 students get a scholarship. At La Salle, YOU CAN!

7.- Enrollment.

Methodology: Face-to-face
Where: Barcelona
When do I Start?: September
Time Span: 4 Year(s)
Credits: 240

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Why study this degree?

 

The degree in Animation and Visual Effects of La Salle Campus Barcelona is a unique and different degree because it will prepare you to be a professional of 3D image generated by computer as well as to be a professional of visual effects and the 3D art in general.

 

Studying this degree you will learn about you will learn the entire chain of work of a digital animation product, from the idea until its final distribution. 

 

You will be formed on the fundamentals and techniques of computer animation and you will learn about the principles of anatomy, movement and acting. You will be able to create your own ideas, scripts and characters, in projects where you will put in practice all the necessary knowledge to create a production of animation.

 

• Thorough education
We offer you a complete program of the technical foundations for computer animation.
You will learn to work with the most advanced 3D animation and VFX technology. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the foundations of art, design and photography, as well as the principles of anatomy, acting and color science.

Active professors
You will learn from professors who are recognized and actively working in the animation and visual effects business, using the same techniques and tools you will be required to use in the market.

 Creativity and design
You will be able to develop your own ideas, scripts and characters where you will use everything you have learned to create digital content.
• Digital portfolio
Upon completion of the degree, you will have your own digital portfolio with all the work created during the course.
• Official university degree
The animation sector is currently in its golden years and is a sector that enjoys the best growth estimates nationally and internationally. Along with videogames, currently this industry has a high demand for employment in our country and at La Salle Campus Barcelona you will obtain an official university degree, which will qualify you to work anywhere in the world.
You will also be able to complete stages and exchanges in other universities with a recognized international prestige.

 

What do they prepare you for?

The Animation and Visual effects degree of La Salle Campus Barcelona prepares you to be an artist of animation for all professions related with animation and visual entertainment:

 

• The cinema industry: 3D animation, Visual Effects (VFX) and videogames.
• Advertising
• Digital Content

 

You will learn all the production steps emphasizing on characters animation, to postproduction, final product composition and the distribution and promotion of the product.
You will be also prepared with all the management knowledge needed for the entertainment industry, like for example, the intellectual property or marketing.

 

The degree of Animation and Visual Effects of La Salle Campus Barcelona insists on the fundamentals of animation which are based on all the production of the animation independently of the technic, and you will learn how to combine the artistic and technic part of animation to explain the most captivating stories. On the other hand it prepares you to dominate the latest technology to create visual animation with the same tools as the most professional studios of animation in the world.

Some of the job opportunities of this degree, Animation and Visual Effects, are:

 

• narrative and screenwriting
• illustrated script/storyboard
• art direction and character design
• 3d modeling and textures
• rigger/character td
• lighting technical director
• layout/previs artist
• animator
• texture artist
• groom artist
• matte painter
• fx artist
• comp artist
• colorist and color correction
• producers and project management

 

Access requirements

You can gain admittance to this Bachelor’s Degree:

• From High School if you have passed the University Access Exam. (PAU for the name in Spanish)
• From a Superior Level Training Cycle. (CFGS for the name in Spanish)
• If you have started a Bachelor’s Degree and you want to continue studying it at La Salle (expedient transfer): if you have studied a degree that is not official in Spain, you must validate at least 30 credits, or obtain the equivalence on your academic credentials and do the University Access Exam (PAU) at the UNED, or accredit your studies by the UNED if you come from the EHEA.
• If you are in possession of a university degree.
• If you have done the University Access Exam for 25 years olds or for 45 years olds.
• If you are a student from the European Union or from any country that has an international agreement that may apply to this situation: you have to fulfill the academic requirements to access to University that the educative system of the country you are studying in demands and accredit the University Access Exam (PAU) at la UNED (www.uned.es).
• Those bachelor's students with partial or finished studies from a foreign university, must bring a certificate from the university in their country which indicates that their degree is official in that country.

Program

FIRST COURSE

1 Semester and 2nd Semester:


• Animation Culture, Industry and Business Fundaments
• Audiovisual Narrative and the Creative Process
• Fundamentals of Drawing and Digital Tools
• Digital Sculpturing and Modeling of Characters
• Fundamentals of Animation and Basic Tools
• Cinematography and Color
• Project I
3rd Semester:
• Project Management Agile Methodologies
• Audiovisual Script
• Digital Photography and Semiotics
• Acting of Characters
• Advanced Tools for 3D Animation
• Advanced Tools for Modeling 3D
• Project II


4th Semester:


• Marketing and Creation of Digital Contents
• Textures
• Lighting
• Illustration and Storyboard
• Digital Character Animation I
• Video and Audio Post-production

5th Semester:


• Thinking and Creativity
• Advanced Rendering
• Tools and Animation for Video Games
• Movie set
• Motion Capture
• Digital Post-production
• Music and Digital Sound Effects
• Project II

6th Semester:


• Finance and Intellectual Property
• Digital Special Effects
• Programing of Scripts For Animation
• Digital Facial Animation
• Digital Character Animation II
• Editing and Color Gradation
• Digital Visual Effects
• Project II
 

7th Semester:


• Management Abilities
• Elective Courses
• Final Project
• Internship

8th Semester:


• Entrepreneurship and Creation of Companies
• Elective Courses
• Final Project
• Internship
 

 

 

Scholarships

1 out of 4 students get a scholarship. Scholarships range from 20% to 70% of the total amount of tuition fee. We evaluate your academic record and personal background, in order to advise you about your best scholarship options.

  • Scholarships La Salle: from 20% to 50%.
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship: up to 70%.
  • Academic Record Scholarship: up to 65%.
  • Mobility Scholarship: up to 30%.
  • La Salle Schools Scholarship: 20%.
  • Scholarship IB: from 50% to 70%.

Admission

At La Salle Campus Barcelona you are not just a number. We select our students taking several facts into account: your self-motivation, your talent and, of course, your academic record too. To study your bachelor degree at La Salle Campus Barcelona you must follow the steps below:

1.- Sign up. We’ll contact you to tell you how to start your Admission Application.

2.- We will ask for the documents below:

  • Photocopy of your National Identity Card (if you are a EU citizen) or your passport (applicants from non EU countries)
  • A digital photography
  • A Motivation Letter, written in the language you would study your bachelor degree in
  • Your Academic Record

3.- You will take an entrance test. Unlike Spanish Public Universities entrance exams, ours is a specific test assessing your ability to success in the University Degree you chose.

4.- You might undergo a face to face interview if needed.

5.- Acceptance: we will contact you in up to 15 days after receiving all the requested documents.

6.- Scholarships: At La Salle Campus Barcelona people go first, that’s why we offer our own scholarship program. 1 out of 4 students get a scholarship. At La Salle, YOU CAN!

7.- Enrollment.

Methodology: Face-to-face
Where: Barcelona
When do I Start?: September
Cuánto dura: 4 Year(s)
Credits: 240

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