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Creative Virtual Reality (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Penryn, United Kingdom
During the Creative Virtual Reality (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, You’ll join our community of artists, animators, composers, designers, programmers, writers and game-makers to create original immersive experiences across different platforms - with the chance to market them in the real world.
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During the Creative Virtual Reality (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you will:

  • Be in a prime position to get your work noticed and have the potential to build a business off the back of it.
  • Learn in one of the largest game development studios of any university in the UK.
  • Collaborate with students across all other courses at the Games Academy.
  • Work on real briefs for real businesses and develop immersive experiences that move beyond entertainment.

What you'll learn

Choosing to specialise as either an artist making visual content or a designer authoring the rules and scope of an experience, this course teaches how game art and game design practices adapt to the demands of virtual reality. Working in teams bringing together a range of skills, you'll take a real-life approach as you develop the technical, design and modelling expertise and experience the industry needs. With potential VR applications ranging from games to simulations, you'll study and produce work in areas like AR, VR and MR.

Your skills will be viable across the entire extended reality (XR) spectrum - giving you the tools to create a varied portfolio of professional work, and give your career as either an immersive content artist or designer the strongest possible start.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development Principles
  • Game Design 
  • VR Design 
  • Game Design 
  • Multidisciplinary Development Practice
  • Developing Concept Art Vocabularies
  • Developing Character Art Vocabularies

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

As a guide our typical offer at undergraduate level is 104 – 120 UCAS Tariff points, primarily from Level 3 qualifications such as but not limited to A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 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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