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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Computer Animation

Launch your career in 3D animation.

New extended 10-month program starts September 2020! Accepting portfolios now.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • A postsecondary diploma or degree in the visual or fine arts.


  • Four years of demonstrated competence through relevant work experience.

Credentials earned at less than the equivalent of an Ontario College Diploma will not be considered as having met the academic entrance requirements. Weekend workshops and certificates of a one-year duration are not deemed equivalent.

Applicants must be competent in Adobe Photoshop and Windows or the Macintosh Operating Systems. Applicants will be expected to have these competencies prior to the start of the program.

After completing our Computer Animation program students may wish to further their studies in one of our advanced programs of specialization: Visual Effects or Digital Creature Animation.

Applicants who are over qualified may be offered alternate post-graduate programs such as Visual Effects or Digital Creature Animation.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience


A portfolio review fee is required with the submission.

Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to at the time of application.

Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES.  A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.