Facebook Twitter YouTube Linkedin Instagram

M.Sc. (Animation)

Why take this course?

M.Sc. Animation - A comprehensive course in animation at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) enables the students to master the art of animation film-making. The course is tailored to hone the craft skills of the students and help to foster creative thinking. The Core Subjects in Animation will be in both theory and practice. The Applied Subjects – craft/skill – impart both hand and computer skills.

What will I experience?

On this Master's course you can:

  • Explore and experiment with ideas and communicating the idea through narrative, non-narrative storytelling techniques.
  • Real-world exposure is set through assignments and projects to simulate an industry experience.

What opportunities might it lead to?

On this course, you will develop strong creative and technical abilities in animation and its allied topics. These skills are specifically tailored to enable you to find the right employment. For people with a passion for technology and interactive entertainment, video game design is a dream job, but even those with a slight interest in video games would jump at the opportunity to become a member of this fascinating industry.

Visual art, Modelling, Animation, Composing, Publishing and directing are some options that one can opt for. The animation uses a combination of technology, science, engineering, mathematics, design, art, and animation skills to create a realistic action packed games. In addition to the entertainment industry, video game designers create interactive games for the mobile technology industry, education, advertising and marketing, web design, and many businesses. There is a huge scope for this field open to you after completing post-graduation.

Degree Awarded

Master of Science

Course Commencement

June 2020


The minimum qualification to apply is a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline.

Study Campus

Admissions Office

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

Semester I
  • Animation Principles
  • Animation Drawing
  • Story Design and Development
  • Visual Language and Aesthetics
  • Learning Labs:
    - Animation Drawing Lab
    - Computer Graphics Fundamentals Lab
    - Digital Design
Semester II
  • Storyboarding
  • Character Design
  • Acting for Animation
  • Film Appreciation
  • Learning Labs:
    - Layout Design
    - Basic Rigging
    - Elective Lab – I
Semester III
  • Sound Design
  • Animation Marketing and Management
  • Advanced Rigging
  • Lighting and Rendering
  • Learning Labs:
    - Animation Research Lab I
    - Elective Lab – II
    - Lighting and Rendering Lab
Semester IV
  • Final Project and Internship

Teaching and Assessment

A variety of engaging teaching methods like workshops, lectures, projects and seminars, are conducted from time to time at Jain (Deemed-to-be University). Our highly knowledgeable professors always make themselves available to students outside of the classroom, even beyond office hours and help the students to bring out the best in them. The faculty make it a point of connecting with their students to create a fulfilling academic experience. This allows to build a closer student-professor relationship.

How are you assessed?

On this course you will encounter a balance of formal examinations and varied methods of coursework assessment including: