36 months
16950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Everyone can dabble in digital art and animation with the help of their smartphone or tablet - but if you want to take your skills to the next level and turn your passion into a career, our BA Games Animation (Hons) course from University for the Creative Arts is for you.


The Games Animation (Hons) course from University for the Creative Arts has an emphasis on art and production design, and the skills you’ll learn will make you a proficient user of industry-standard programs and software. You’ll also develop traditional artistic skills to help you make your mark in the industry.

As you learn to use programs such as Autodesk Maya and Adobe Creative Suite, you’ll gain digital skills that are highly prized by employers.

You’ll develop your drawing skills in weekly life-drawing classes and have access to a wealth of online learning support, including a collection of more than 200 bespoke online video tutorials, which are constantly updated to reflect evolving industry practice.


Possible career destinations include:

  • Art directors
  • CG artists and animators for film and game
  • Concept artists
  • Creative project managers
  • Creative writers
  • Freelance creatives
  • Post-production designers
  • Pre-production artists
  • Production artists

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Animation Core Principles for 3D
  • Diversity  & Inclusion/ Placement
  • Designing Characters for Rigging and Animation
  • Industry Focus Unit
  • Intermediate Digital Animation Techniques for Games
  • Diversity  & Inclusion/ Placement
  • Advanced Digital Animation Techniques for Games
  • Industry Focus Unit

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 112 new UCAS tariff points, see accepted qualifications
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma / BTEC National Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
  • 27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16950 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16950 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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


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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