Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Studies in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Studies( Film and Animation Studies)
  • Major Subject: Film and Animation Studies
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Studies

  •  SAE Institute , Cape Town   
    Course name: Bachelor of Arts in Motion Design and Animation


    The following are some of the concepts that students will learn:

    (i) 3D Stop Motion Animation

    (ii) Animation Industry knowledge

    (iii) Art and Design skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture

    (iv) Animation History and Theory

    (v) Media Literacy and Research skills

    (vi) Visual and Narrative Story design

    (vii) Character Design and Animation





    Course requirements

    (a) A National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent academic learning of an NQF 4 qualification or higher, with university exemption/endorsement.

    (b) Computer literacy.

    (c) Adequate hearing abilities & adequately sighted.

    English Language Proficiency

    Successful applicants for all courses must be proficient in written and spoken English.

    (d) In case of TOEFL or IELTS testing, students must score:

    (i) 6.0 on IELTS

    (ii) 550 on TOEFL (paper-based)

    (iii) 213 on TOEFL (computer-based)

    (iv) 79 (Internet based)


    If an applicant is a native English speaker or has studied in the medium of English on a secondary or post-secondary level, then the English language test requirement may be waived.



    Program duration: Three years



    After study, graduates may pursue the following career options:

    (i) Character Designer in 2D or 3D

    (ii) Concept Artist

    (iii) Character Animator in 2D or 3D

    (iv) Environment Artist in 2D or 3D

    (v) Storyboard Artist




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