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The Art of Video Games, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The Art of Video Games program at the Pearson College will help you to follow in the footsteps of our Escapees who are working at the likes of Rockstar Games and Ubisoft.
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Overview

The Art of Video Games program at the Pearson College states don’t just play the game, create the game. Video games are evolving across all devices making it an exciting time to study and work in the industry. Our degree is perfect for those wanting to become a Games Artist, it will provide you with both the professional skills and knowledge that the industry is looking for or even to start your own studio.

Become a Games Artist from day one - working in industry-style studios using the latest tools and techniques and working as part of a team on high quality creative projects. You’ll have intensive, hands-on tutorials with industry-trained tutors, who alongside practising professionals will provide regular feedback on your work.

Careers

You'll graduate studio ready with a professional portfolio of work to show employers and a degree validated by the University of Kent - known as the UK’s European University, it is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Creative Foundations - Project
  • Creative Foundations - Craft
  • Video Game Art
  • Computer Animation
  • Compositing for VFX
  • 3D for VFX
  • Video Game Art - Pro
  • Video Game Art - Advanced
  • Specialism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • You'd usually have GCSE English and maths at grade C or equivalent and to have/or to be predicted 2 A levels or equivalent.
  • Offers onto Escape Studios undergraduate courses are made following completion of a Creative Workshop. We take students who have the talent to succeed and we know the best way to judge this is by looking at your portfolio, not just a set of academic grades.
  • Once we've received your UCAS application you’ll be invited to a Creative Workshop, where you’ll take part in a group task and portfolio review. Your performance at the Creative Workshop will determine whether we can offer you a place.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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