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BA (Hons) Computer Games (Art)

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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Program description

BA (Hons) Computer Games (Art)

Looking to launch a career at the point where art meets gaming? This professionally accredited computer games art degree focuses on digital art production, giving you a broad understanding of the technology that holds computer games together and helping you to become well versed in art direction, character creation and environment design.

Alongside the development of creative design and art direction skills, this computer games art degree covers computer graphics, the business of games, employability and project management. This broad comprehension will help put students in the best possible position to find employment after graduation.

Admission requirements

This unique computer games art degree is ideally suited to students who want to put their traditional fine art skills to use creating exciting and interactive digital outcomes. Students gain a broad understanding of the technology that holds games together and are given ample opportunities to build a professional portfolio.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

For more information, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Art 101
  • Collaborative Art
  • Visual Communication
  • Game Art Production
  • Buildings and Bodies
  • Collaborative Games

Year two

Core modules

  • Game Art Pipelines
  • Animation Technology
  • Digital 2D
  • World Building
  • Expo

Options

  • Describing Form
  • Graphics Technology

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core modules

  • Project Proposal
  • Studio Practice
  • Final Major Project
  • Personal Development

Options

  • Image and Truth
  • Technical Art

Please note: Not all optional modules are guaranteed to run each year.

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £13,800 per year

Continuing studies

After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.

Career opportunities

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • 3D modeller
  • Prop artist
  • Environment artist
  • Technical artist 

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Solent University

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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

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Solent University

Solent University
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SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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