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Diploma in Animation and Digital Media

Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI), Kenya


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 6,386

Course Accredited By


  • 15 Months
  • Blended
  • Vocational Training
  • Diploma

Animation and Digital Media Level 6 consists of competencies that an individual must achieve to animate.

By the end of the program, you will have the ability to:

  • Formulate animation idea
  • Write animation synopsis
  • Develop scene treatment
  • Develop character profile
  • Develop animation script

 It entails creating animation script, performing hand drawing, develop animation audio, designing animation character(s), creating animation storyboard, preparing animation character, composing scene environments, developing 2D animation, modelling 3D characters, developing 3D animation, lighting and render 3D scenes, editing animation render, developing motion graphics, designing digital graphics and dramatizing animation characters.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • KCSE C- or above, with a C- or above in Kiswahili, English, Mathematics and at least one science subject OR A-levels with 2 principle passes.


Term 1

  • Hand drawing
  • Animation script writing
  • Character design
  • Storyboarding
  • Communication Skills
  • Digital literacy

Term 2

  • 3D character modelling (Introduction to Maya) (Double Sessions)
  • Character Acting (Double Sessions)
  • Sculpting – Mudbox
  • Fundamentals of Motion Design
  • Numeracy Skills
  • 2D character set-up

Term 3

  • 3D character modelling (Intermediate to Maya)
  • 3D character rigging (Double Sessions)
  • Light and render 3D scenes (Fundamentals)
  • Advanced of Motion Design
  • 2D animation
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Texturing

Term 4

  • Video Editing and Compositing
  • Dynamic Visual Effects (VFX)
  • Background and Environment Design
  • Occupational Safety and Health Practices
  • Character Acting
  • Design digital graphics
  • Light and render 3D scenes (Advanced)

Term 5

  • Employability Skills
  • Character Visual Effects (VFX)-
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Sound design
  • Professional portfolio

Term 6

  • Internship
  • Fee per term : KSHs. 1,37,750
  • A non refundable application fee of KES 2,000 will be paid
  • INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: 3 Months Long Placement with Industry Partners Kshs. 35,000
  • Compulsory School Based Accident Emergency Insurance (Annual): Kshs. 2,500
  • ADMI Graduation: Payable on Completion Amount: Kshs. 6,000 Payment Due: June 30, 2021
  • TVET cdacc examination annual fee: Payable Annually Amount: Kshs. 8,000 Payment Due:May 07,2021
  • Pearson Certificate: Payable on Completion Amount: £ 100 Payment Due : :June 30, 2021

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