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BA (Hons) Game Art

University of Worcester
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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Program description

BA (Hons) Game Art

Game Art mixes creativity and talent with the latest technology and academic rigour. Our authentic, studio-based work and live briefs will boost your graduate prospects in the games development industry. You'll graduate with a portfolio of practical skills, creative abilities and technical expertise to develop successful game content.

You'll master industry software to create 2D and 3D concepts, while exploring the art of game design. You'll also learn to analyse artistic and cultural value and gain a critical appreciation of the mainstream and indie sectors within game development.

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Admission requirements

104 UCAS tariff points (for example, BCC at A Level)

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Program content

Year 1

  • Game Art: Design, Theory and Concepts
  • Game Construction I
  • Core Skills 2D: Drawing & Digital Art
  • Core Skills 3D: Character Creation


  • Core Skills 3D: Props
  • Game Construction II
  • Optional Language Modules

Year 2

  • Game Art: Modelling, Rigging & Motion Capture
  • Game Art Environments
  • Production Design


  • Game Development
  • UI Design
  • Digital Sculpting
  • Optional Language Modules

Year 3

  • Pre-Production Practices
  • Game Art Individual Portfolio Project
  • Professional Practice I


  • Professional Practice II
  • Supplementary Skills for Game Artists

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

You are taught through a combination of interactive workshops and lectures, tutorials and group based tasks, to become a highly creative thinker in the exciting, fast-moving game development industry.

Tuition fees

UK/EU students

  • Tuition fee for full-time: £9,250 per year.
  • Tuition fees for part-time: £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20 credit module, £2,313 per 30-credit module, £3,083 per 40-credit module, £3,469 per 45-credit module and £4,625 per 60 credit module.

International students

  • Tuition fee for full-time: £13,100 per year.

Career opportunities

Game Art offers good graduate prospects for working within Game Design or related areas in the industry. This includes:

  • 3D Character Art
  • Environmental Art
  • Concept Art
  • Technical Art
  • UI/UX design
  • Level Art and Design
  • VFX
  • Animation

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University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is a public campus based university located in the charming city of Worcester - where lively city culture and idyllic rural beauty combine to offer the best of both worlds. The University of...

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University of Worcester

University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ Worcester
United Kingdom

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