If you love drawing, animation could be the perfect career for you. We offer courses in 2D & 3D animation that will teach you how to bring your ideas to life and captivate audiences with your own personal combination of fantasy and reality. Check out our Animation Courses below.




Certificate in Creative Media
Level 4 NZQA
19 weeks

This media course introduces you to a range of industry software and best practices in graphic design, animation, filmmaking, photography, web development and coding. After 20 weeks, you’ll have built a mini-portfolio of work and developed the skills needed to pursue your passion.

Open to international students
Online Option
Diploma in Animation
Level 5
40 weeks

You create the future with this one-year foundation level animation course. You'll be introduced to the fundamentals of animation, 3D modelling, and pre-production, as well as the intricacies of 2D animation. This course serves as the perfect starting point for launching a successful career in Animation.

Open to international students
New Zealand Diploma in Animation
Level 6
40 weeks

This course delves into creative and conceptual design, providing you with extensive end-to-end experience in the production pipeline process for 2D puppet-based character creation and story design. You'll also build a compelling showreel to boost your chances of securing freelance work or studio opportunities.

Open to international students
Bachelor of Animation
Level 7
3 years

Providing a thorough grounding in all animation disciplines, this unique and diverse degree produces world-class animators who are at the very top of their field.

You will graduate with a Bachelor of Animation (majoring in one of the following; Story and Character or World-Building and Visual Effects or Interactive Media and Games).



We are a Rookies Certified School. This means we have a formal accreditation which is designed to showcase and acknowledge the very best schools across the globe who provide the most up to date and relevant industry training and education. Check us out on the Rookies site.




Our friendly course advisors can help with everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.