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Computer Games Art (Hons) 

Anglia Ruskin University

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36 months
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14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Develop art skills relevant to the fast-moving computer games industry by studying our full-time Computer Games Art (Hons) degree at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, accredited by TIGA.

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Overview

During the Computer Games Art (Hons) degree at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, you’ll discover how you can use your visual research, creative experimentation and technical development to forge a career as a computer games artist. You’ll learn how to plan your designs by creating concept art before bringing them to life using interactive software such as Unity 3D.

By studying Computer Games Art at ARU, you’ll get the chance to improve your prospects with live briefs and guest speakers from tech giants like Sony, Jagex and Frontier.

Our flexible modules allow you to explore different aspects of digital art, helping you specialise and future-proof your career. And with TIGA accreditation, this course gives you a badge of excellence to show future employers too.

We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, giving you access to cutting-edge research materials.

Careers

81% of the UK computer games industry is educated to at least undergraduate level, rising to 88% for core games production roles in art or programming.

The skills and knowledge you acquire on our Computer Games Art degree course will not only help you to land a career in the gaming industry but also equip you with in-demand skills across other sectors, including film and television production, marketing, and web design.

Through work-based projects, internships and placements, students are can get hands-on practical opportunities. In recent times, ARM, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Frontier and Just Flight have all offered internships and work opportunities to ARU students.

During your studies, you’ll get the chance to take part in our annual festival, Brains Eden. Co-organised by local gaming network Games Eden, this four-day event includes a 48-hour games jam in which teams of students and major studio reps compete to create a game – the perfect way to raise your profile in the industry.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us, of course. You might decide to stay at ARU and continue your Computer Games Art studies with our MA Computer Games Development (Art). Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Computer Games Art
  • Character Rigging and Animation
  • Computer Games Development
  • Digital Practice in Computer Games Art
  • Concept Development and Digital Sculpting
  • Creative Research in Computer Games
  • Computer Games Art

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent level 3 qualifications), including Art, Design or Media subjects.
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English.
  • You will be asked to provide a digital portfolio for review and will be given the option to book a meeting to discuss this with us.
  • We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

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

Funding

 

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