36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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With the Games Art (Hons) program from Leeds Beckett University you will develop the practical and critical skills to become an expert digital artist within the games design and creative entertainment industries.

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With the Games Art (Hons) program from Leeds Beckett University you’ll engage with a series of stimulating summer projects before your course starts, designed to prepare you for first year of study.

Informed by an intellectually stimulating and challenging academic environment and developed in consultation with industry, including game studio and publisher Team17 and Rockstar Leeds, you’ll build a strong practical skillset focused on developing your creative practice.

Your learning will be results-driven, taught by staff with a wealth of experience in the principles, theory and application of design.  Our strong links with industry will give you opportunities to start building your professional network whilst you study.


On graduating from this course, you will be a critically and intellectually informed practitioner. You will be an expert in the creative production pipeline, how to problem solve, and tell visual stories from conception through to completion. Within that process, you will be confident in your ability to select and evaluate the best ideas for development and be practised at working collaboratively. Your transferable skillset will give you the option to work across the creative media and digital entertainment sectors.

  • Art director
  • Creature designer
  • Environment designer
  • Character artist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game Design Theory
  • Game Art Fundamentals
  • Cultural Studies
  • Game Technologies
  • Portfolio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

International baccalaureate

  • 25 Points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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