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Game Art (Hons)

De Montfort University

36 months
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14750 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Game Art (Hons) at De Montfort University helps develop the professional skills and knowledge you need to design world-class games content, preparing you for an exciting career in the flourishing game art industry.

Overview

The Game Art (Hons) at De Montfort University will help you to master high-level 3D modelling skills, as well as develop your existing 2D traditional art skills, through modules including Game Production, Digital Art Practice and Traditional Art Practice. Showcase your talent and creativity by producing an industry-ready portfolio, with support from your academic and technical supervisors.

Our excellent facilities include a dedicated games studio with a range of industry-standard software and high-spec PCs and consoles for producing 3D game content, a drawing studio and a suite of Cintiq graphics tablets. We also have VR development facilities to support students who wish to work in visualisation and virtual reality.

Our vibrant studio culture means you will always be at the forefront of the latest industry trends and techniques. You will also have the opportunity to take part in national and international creative events and challenges such as The Rookies and Search for a Star.

Recent graduates are working for companies such as Ubisoft, BMW, NaturalMotion, Playground Games, Codemasters, Dambusters Studios, Lockwood, Rockstar North and Jagex.

Graduate Careers

From Grand Theft Auto V to Star Citizen and Assassin’s Creed, our graduates make the games you play. Many have progressed to work as concept artists, character artists, lead artists, technical artists and directors, for leading companies such as Artificial Life, Rockstar North, SEGA, Sony and Ubisoft.

Game Art graduate Patrick Herbison is a vehicle artist at Codemasters, where he builds accurate 3D models of real-world cars for games such as Dirt Rally 2, Grid, F1 and Forza Horizon 4.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game Production 
  • Digital Art Practice 
  • Traditional Art Practice 
  • Game Production: Professional Practice
  • Game Production: Personal Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally 120 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent, with Art and Design at grade B or above or
  • Art and Design BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DDM
  • Plus five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or equivalent.

    Alternative qualifications include:

    • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE Art and Design course with at least 15 level 3 credits in Art and Design at Distinction. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
    • International Baccalaureate: 30+ points including Art and Design at higher level grade 6 or
    • Art and Design Foundation Diploma: Pass 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
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Funding

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