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Short courses

Course overview

Summer University 2019 has now finished. We will be running a range of short courses as part of Winter University in January 2020. Our Winter University 2020 brochure will be available in November - please register your details here if you would like to receive a brochure when it is available.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

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Course details

What you study

Indicative content

  • Materials and tools used for stop-motion models and animation

  • Introduction to Stop-motion animation techniques, such as claymation, object animation, puppet animation, cut-outs, pixilation and experimenting

  • Straight-ahead animation versus substitution method for stop-motion

  • Applying the fundamental animation principles to stop-motion

  • Animating on a physical set or in a live environment

  • How you are assessed

    100% in course assessment on a pass/fail basis

    Students will be required to submit a portfolio of development work demonstrating a range of skills in Stop-Motion animation. The work will be completed throughout the module during studio sessions with additional work being completed outside of class item


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00