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University Centre St Helens

Game Art

UCAS Code: W282

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,D,D

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Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:0,P:30

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Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.

UCAS Tariff

80
60%
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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

The BA (Hons) Game Art degree has been developed and designed by game art experts. It will provide you with specialist training to become a professional 3D games artist, along with theoretical and core skills required for success in a modern, creative games studio. It is the ideal degree for creative individuals with a passion for gaming.

The degree is underpinned by embedding game art appropriate industry skills and knowledge to implement a sound foundation in the use of tools, technologies and processes integral for contemporary games titles.

Traditional skills, pre-production design skills and other forms of visualisation techniques will be instilled. The degree aims to replicate the working conditions of industry level games studios.

You will be trained in using 3D Studio Max, Unreal Level Editor, Z Brush, Substance Suite, Mudbox, Photoshop and other relevant software. Your academic communication skills will also be developed through research, intellectual enquiry and investigation into contemporary game theory and culture.

Modules

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Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out throughout the three years of the course through projects, assignment work, design briefs, computer based work, presentations of artwork, industry critique and essays. A final year show in the third year will allow you to display your work to a wider audience, including influential industry advocates.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,750
per year
Scotland
£7,750
per year
Wales
£7,750
per year

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University Centre St Helens

Department:

University Centre St Helens

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