JMC Academy

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation)

JMC Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075776J

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees


Animation is an essential ingredient in the collaborative, innovative and future-forward global entertainment industry, which is why some of the most in-demand players are animators and visual-effects specialists.

Learn to design and develop characters and worlds – from concept to finished art – and create believable character performances and arresting graphical motion.

Specialise in what you are passionate about with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation). Select from a list of major and minor streams to home in on your skills as an animator. Choose to major in either 2D animation or 3D animation or do both.

Add Game Design, CG (Computer Generated) Art or Production Art for the opportunity to combine both technical knowledge and artistic practice as you build a professional portfolio and expand your studio practice. Immerse yourself in an exciting journey from concept to finished product through the magic of visual storytelling.

Technology & Facilities

During this course you will be able to access the Full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Autodesk Maya, Wacom Intuos Pro and Cintiq tablets, Animation lightboxes + line testers, ball and socket stop-motion rigs, Dragon frame stop-motion software, 18-camera motion-capture suites, VR facilities, green-screen studios, renderers (Redshift, Pixar Render Man, Arnold), Substance Painter for texturing, Zbrush for sculpting, Compositing tools (After Effects, Nuke), Katana for Look Development and Shotgun Studio for Project Planning and Management.


JMC Academy’s standard Bachelor degree can be completed in 3 years. However, you can graduate in only 2 years if you enrol in JMC’s accelerated Bachelor degree program. Part-time study is also available to domestic students.

Intake Dates: February, June, September.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 13 February 2023
25 September 2023
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

75 Grey Street
South Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

  • Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate
  • English proficiency: minimum IELTS 6.0 overall (with no single band score below 5.5) or equivalent (Contact us for more information)
  • Interview
  • Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement
  • Folio


JMC Academy
Sydney Campus
561 Harris Street Ultimo New South Wales 2007