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Animation, film, games and creative media

Get your creative juices flowing and bring your imagination to life by pursuing a career in the ever-changing world of animation, film, games, and creative media.

Are you curiously creative and have a story to tell? Do you dream about scenarios, characters, and environments? From character design and motion graphics to filming and post-production, it’s an exciting time to enter the creative industries.

As a university we continually invest in the latest technologies to ensure you have access to the most cutting-edge equipment. Dedicated, fully equipped PC labs, motion capture suites or film making equipment will be at your disposal as you work on your projects.

Our programmes offer a rich education experience, delivered with excellent business links, expert teaching, and a strong enterprising ethos. We regularly run networking sessions with industry professionals, which have included Harry Potter director, Mike Newell, and Stanley Kubrick’s producer, Jan Harlan.

Our award-winning courses are leading the way for production excellence - placed 1st in the UK in visual effects and 2nd in console games as well as 3rd in the UK for game design and development (The Rookies Top Global Creative Schools, 2023). We are also 8th in the UK for animation and game design (Guardian University Guide, 2024).

You too could kickstart your career by graduating from an internationally renowned animation, film, games, and creative media school. Previous film and television production students have shown their credentials by winning the prestigious Best Drama Award and Best Production Design Craft Award (Royal Television Society London Student Awards, 2022).

Maximise your career potential and ensure you are a highly employable graduate with a place on one of our animation, film, games, and creative media courses.

Why choose Herts?

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2nd in the UK

for production excellence in console games (The Rookies Top Global Creative Schools, 2023)

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Award winning students

Best drama and best production design craft winners (Royal Television Society London Student Awards, 2022)