Alongside the development of creative design and art direction skills, this computer games art degree covers computer graphics, the business of games, employability and project management. This broad comprehension will help put students in the best possible position to find employment after graduation.
Students benefit from free access to our dedicated high-spec computer games lab, where they can make use of industry-standard software from Adobe, Autodesk and Epic (Unreal Engine).
Using these facilities, students build up a varied portfolio of creative work. From character models and level design to environment rendering and textures, this portfolio helps students to demonstrate their competencies to potential employers.
The Computer Games (Art) (Hons) programme at Solent University is directed at art production for computer games. It also provides transferable skills in the creative industries such as model-making for film and television. The skills you learn can be applied to many other industries – for example, architectural visualisation – as well as jobs in simulation and data visualisation.
Suitable roles for graduates include:
- 3D modeller
- Prop artist
- Environment artist
- Technical artist
This course is accredited by Creative Skillset.
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- Game Art Pipelines
- Animation Technology
- Digital 2D
- World Building
- Collaborative Games
- Buildings and Bodies
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Video Games & Multimedia View 584 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 104-120 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent: A minimum of two completed A-levels (including an Art and Design subject), a BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM or BTEC Diploma at D*D in an Art and Design subject, or a combination of qualifications which comply with the minimum entry requirements of 104 UCAS points.
- Applicants who aren’t studying an Art and Design subject are still welcome to apply, but will be required to submit an electronic portfolio for consideration.
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International13800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13800 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.