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U-tad | University of Technology, Arts and Design
U-tad | University of Technology, Arts and Design

U-tad | University of Technology, Arts and Design

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U-tad University of Technology, Arts and Design is a leading university center that prides itself on excellence and innovation, and on having the technological means to foster and boost your talent and creativity, with the sole aim of making you achieve the best knowledge you need to get yourself ready for professional success. U-tad offers specialized degrees focusing on the technological areas where the Digital Revolution is currently taking place: Animation, Visual Effects, Video Games Development, Digital Design and Software Engineering. U-tad is located in Las Rozas, nearby to Madrid, one of the cities in Europe that blends tradition and culture with progress, currently being the Technology Hub City in Spain, where the most relevant digital companies main offices are located. Getting to U-tad Campus is easy thanks to public transportation availability (train, bus…). Our staff achieves a significant in-depth industry knowledge arising from its broad experience in the sector. We are aware that the world of technology is constantly evolving and changing most of its rules from time to time. How do we convey this to our students? How do we keep them up to date with the latest industry breakthroughs? How can we make their transition to the labor market as easy and smooth as possible? Our commitment to give proper response to these questions implies a teaching staff of industry professionals that are constantly dealing with this technological evolution and come up to our classes with real and practical solutions.

Countries: Spain

Location: Online Campus

Industries: 3D Animation Visual Effects Other

Software: Adobe Creative Suite Autodesk Maya Blender Houdini Mari Nuke Shotgrid Toon Boom Harmony Unreal Engine

Programs: Bachelor


B.F.A in Animation

Our students work in top companies and have been singled out and priced at the Oscars, Annie Awards, Baftas and Goya Awards. The students are taught animation from renowned industry professionals and Education PhD experts. They will surely graduate with a full understanding of the processes of each phase of production of animated, live action, or video game content: Storytelling, Storyboarding, 3D Modeling, Concept Art, Visual Development, Lighting, Character Design. VFX, Photography, Lighting, Shading, Character Design, CFX, Textures, etc.

They will learn the pre-production, production, and post-production processes used in large animated features, and soon master the techniques and tools of the top professional studios.

Other Details: Minors in 2D and 3D/VFX and Game Art Tuition in English or Spanish Language.

B.F.A in Animation (Online)

This bachelor’s degree is the first official degree in Spanish with 100% online teaching in which students will learn the best animation techniques ever at a university, trained by the best professionals, winners of Oscars, Annie Awards, BAFTAs and Goyas. Our students learn to develop their skills in the different processes of a project for a film, television or digital platform, such as Netflix, Disney+ or HBO Max. All fields of knowledge necessary to face any animated feature film using the same techniques and tools as those of a professional studio.

Other Details: Minors in 2D and 3D/VFX

B.A. in Interactive Product Design

U-tad trains and empowers students with the creative knowledge, game design specific studies and cutting-edge digital tools that will let them be capable of designing and creating top-notch products. They´ll leave U-tad fully prepared to join a professional AAA studio as part of the development team of the next big hit release.

Other Details: Tuition in English or Spanish


  • M.A. in 3D Character Animation
  • M.A. in Digital Compositing for VFX
  • Postgraduate Expert Program in Character Design
  • M.A. in Rigging & Character FX
  • M.A. in Production Direction for Animation, Games and VFX
  • M.F.A. in Game Art
  • M.A. in Game Design
  • M.S. in Game Development
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U-tad | University of Technology, Arts and Design
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