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Master in Science (M.Sc)



The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students who are pursuing final year bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply.


JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) offers M.Sc in Animation to prepare students for the animation industry. The course teaches students the art of breathing life into characters, various concepts about visualization, imagination, sketching, coloring techniques through which they can bring out the expression and essence of the characters. It trains them to showcase their creativity and imagination and to develop the right aptitude.

Course Highlights
  • Explore and experiment with ideas and communicating the same through narrative and non-narrative storytelling techniques.
  • Real-world exposure is set through assignments and projects to simulate an industry experience.
  • Cultivate artistic and technical skills in tandem with the industry
  • Workshops and seminars from industry professionals
Program code: 044
Course code : 4410
Course Commencement : Sep 2023

Study Campus

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P: 080 46501773

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P : +91 8951362403

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Curriculum Structure

  • Animation Principles
  • Animation Drawing
  • Story Design and Development
  • Visual Language and Aesthetics
  • Learning Labs:
    1. Animation Drawing Lab
    2. Computer Graphics Fundamentals Lab
    3. Digital Design

  • Storyboarding
  • Character Design
  • Acting for Animation
  • Film Appreciation
  • Learning Labs:
    1. Layout Design
    2. Basic Rigging
    3. Elective Lab – I

  • Sound Design
  • Animation Marketing and Management
  • Advanced Rigging
  • Lighting and Rendering
  • Learning Labs:
    1. Animation Research Lab
    2. Elective Lab – II
    3. Lighting and Rendering Lab

  • Final Project and Internship
Career Outcomes

The animation industry has developed a good hold over movies, games, and advertisements emerging as a primary entertainment industry. This field has become one of the most attractive careers for youngsters. Every year, there is a demand for more than 30,000 animators. Although, it is mainly dominated by the West, it has now found a new business hub in Asia with India being a major contributor with budding modelers, layout artists, story board writers, special effects creators, image editors, lighting artists, 2D and 3D animators.

Visual art, modelling, animation, composing, publishing, and directing are some areas that one can opt for. Animation uses a combination of technology, science, engineering, mathematics, design and art to create realistic action packed games. Besides 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.