Animation and Motion Graphics

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Animation and Motion Graphics

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Animation, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The field of motion graphics has expanded rapidly, with its application extending beyond the role of cinematic storytelling to applications for title sequences, music promotion, marketing, computer games and information design. This unit provides an introduction to animation and motion graphics concepts and practices, with an emphasis on the principles of design in motion. This unit provides an introduction to the world of animated graphics, paying particular attention to pre-production techniques, design in motion, and idea generation. Through the development of screen-based works, you will apply traditional animation principles and techniques to communicate innovative temporal and spatial design solutions.


    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit students should be able to:
    1. Display a foundational knowledge of animation skills and techniques
    2. Generate and express creative ideas through screen-based animations, using appropriate technologies, principles and processes
    3. Apply animation and time-based design principles and production processes to your creative practice
    4. Effectively communicate the context of your work within the wider field of animation and design practice.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.