Bachelor of Animation/ Bachelor of Applied Innovation

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-ANIAIN Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

An art form that’s been around for over a century, animation is fuelled by creativity and constant innovation. And you can make the most of this powerful combination with the unique Bachelor of Animation/Bachelor of Applied Innovation double degree.

Our animation course provides a solid understanding of the practice of animation techniques, film, television and animation history and theory, and the development of narrative structures. Taught in purpose-built studios and workstations, it emphasises creative, analytical and research skills, with hands-on experience in 2D, 3D and stop-motion animation for film, television, games and interactive entertainment, media and design industries, and health, science and engineering visualisation.

Alongside your animation degree, your Bachelor of Applied Innovation develops your collaboration, creativity and complex problem-solving skills in real-world contexts. You’ll apply innovation toolkits, prototype solutions and participate in challenges such as innovation sprints inspired by your passions and interests. You’ll gain the practical and technical skills to think strategically about how to employ innovative ideas in your animation studies and broader society.

Both qualifications promise experiential learning through real-world placements, internships or industry-related project work.

Emerge as a top employment choice with a unique combination of animation industry and professional innovation skills and knowledge. Pursue a career in the film, television and animation industries, or allied creative industries such as games, web broadcasting, education and digital media. Or take an innovation-based path with job options such as innovation consultant, strategic designer, human-centred researcher, transformation lead, or innovation strategist.

Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 20% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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4 Year/s


VTAC codes

  • 3400212781 (CSP)
  • 3400212783 (IFP)




A$38960 (annual for 2023)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.