Games Art BA (Hons)

Games Art BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,000
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

If you want to create the amazing visual elements that are seen in games, our Games Art degree will provide you with the skills you need for a career as a 3D artist. The course covers everything from environment and character creation, to props, vehicle and weaponry design. Throughout the course, you’ll study 3D modelling, digital sculpting, texturing, observational drawing and character design. You’ll also learn how to apply the fundamentals of Art and Design theory and contextual art studies to your practical art skill development. You will also be encouraged to develop your own artistic workflow. During your second and third years University provides you with the opportunity to choose from a wide range of specialism subjects within different pathways of study should or, if you prefer, you can combine specialism subjects for a broader study of Games Art.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants with minimum one year of a Bachelor at a recognised institution, with an average score of at least 3.5 out of 5 may be considered for entryInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall OR Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution IELTS score of 6.0, with 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Career opportunities

Past graduates have achieved worldwide success, securing jobs in games studios around the globe. One graduate was Lead Character Artist at Naughty Dog, working on The Last of Us, before moving to Avalanche Studios in New York. We also have artists at Playground Games, Codemasters, Dovetail Games and Sumo Digital.

Campus location

Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom

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