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South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Game Art

UCAS Code: GA80

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

64 UCAS points derived from A Levels, BTEC or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. GCSE English Language and Maths or equivalent, at Grade 4 or above.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2019

The Foundation Degree Game Art is taught in the creative city of Bristol. Bristol is a lively student city, which has a growing independent computer games and development scene.
This exciting degree will give students the opportunity to specialise in a range of different media. The degree is built around a variety of different teaching and learning contexts. This course is assessed by coursework and there are no formal examinations. Students will work closely with tutors, technicians, peers, and under supervision in work-based environments and will carry out directed and self-directed work. During independent study time students will be expected to engage with essential research and prepare and complete assignments. The staff involved in teaching this degree all have industry experience. The Foundation Degree is a qualification in its own right and is equivalent to the first two years of a degree. The majority of our students will progress onto a one year top up course to complete their full degree.

Students bring ideas to life on the FdA Game Art course. This innovative foundation degree will teach students the creative principles and practices needed to work in the video game industry and associated creative and digital media fields. Students will be taught in a high specification environment reflective of industry, giving them access to the current core industry tools and technologies, as well as opportunity to engage with emergent technologies and practices.

Modules

Modules may include:
Fundamentals of Game Art
Technical Art
£D Environments
Advanced Game Art Practices.

Assessment methods

Coursework, Practical assignments and presentations

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Department:

Computing

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