Bachelor of 3D Design and Animation

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 103341M


A Bachelor of 3D Design and Animation provides skills and experience in modelling, rigging, animating, texturing, lighting and compositing. Incorporating industry engagement throughout, this bachelor of animation prepares you for a career in industries such as film, post-production, TV commercial, games and asset development, advertising, information and education.

This course will develop your practical skills in 3D design, underpinned by foundations of 3D modelling, animation and interactivity in the games industry, and the study of professional practice in 3D design and animation workplaces. By the end of this course, you’ll have a combination of well-rounded 3D design and animation skills with an understanding of emerging areas of the field and niche skills in a specialist area. You will have worked on client projects, been mentored by industry leaders and taken part in internship opportunities.

Learning outcomes

Explore design and animation theory and context.
Work with industry-standard creative processes and actual briefs.
Complement your specialization with electives from other disciplines.
Experiment with the latest advances in VR/AR.

Career opportunities

This cutting-edge degree can lead you into one of the most imaginative, innovative and technical fields of design – 3D design and animation. In your final year, as well as refining your skills, you’ll develop your professional portfolio, so you are ready to start working in an industry where you can unleash your creativity and your technical know-how every day.

Career paths

2D, 3D, 4D Animators
Environment Designer
Visual Effects (VFX) Artist
3D Generalist
Digital Designer
Concept Artist

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Entry criteria

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.0 (min. sub-score 5.5); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 550; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 60-78 (min. 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 (no skill score <42); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 169, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced. No less than 162 in any paper; Occupational English Test (OET): C


Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
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