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BA (Hons) Computer Games Art

Anglia Ruskin University
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Course UCAS code: W281
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Develop art skills relevant to the fast-moving computer games industry on modules designed with the help of key professionals. Learn how you can make an impact in games creation using visual research, creative experimentation and technical development, by working with programmers, audio technicians and musicians. This course will equip you with 3D computer games skills in modelling, texturing and animation enabling you to create characters, environments and special effects. You'll learn how to bring your creations to life with animation and interactive games software such as Unity 3D. You'll be given access to the latest technologies, and supported by a dedicated Computer Graphics Technical Officer. Thanks to our close links with other Cambridge School of Art courses, you'll also get the chance to work with illustrators, animators, graphic designers and film students. Our flexible modules will allow you to specialise in your chosen areas, and get a head-start on your career path in the digital arts. TIGA logo With help from industry-based lecturers as well as our core teaching staff, you will learn about current practices for artists working in computer games. We have links with many local games companies including Ninja Theory, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Jagex and Frontier. We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, allowing our students access to cutting-edge research materials.
Modules:
Year one, core modules Introduction to Computer Games Arts Concept Art and Drawing for Computer Games Computer Games Art Digital Compositing Year one, optional modules Digital Sculpting Computer and Video Games Studies English for Study 1 & 2 Year two, core modules Advanced Computer Games Art Character Rigging and Animation Computer Games Development Digital Practice Debates and Practices Year two, optional modules Contemporary Film and Video Writing for Images Design for the Screen Business for the Creative Arts Anglia Language Programme Year three, core modules Major Project Specialised Practice in Computer Games Year three, optional modules Research Project
Assessment Methods:
You'll show your progress through a combination of written and practical work.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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You'll have a lovely time at Anglia Ruskin. Cambridge is a great place to live during your studies, compact and easy to explore on foot plenty of lovely and lively pubs in the town as well as the beautiful city. Going for a punt on the river is a particular treat during the summer, as well as the Fitzwilliam Museum. Tutors are amazing, quick to return work with constructive and positive feedback, and are very approachable.

Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Anglia Ruskin University, Admissions Customer Services:
Tel. 01245 686868
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Joe300's avatar by Joe300 on 24th January 2019
    Very good uni for support, as with everywhere it has its areas for improvement but I have no regrets choosing ARU.
  • AmyRose99's avatar by AmyRose99 on 24th January 2019
    I would give four stars because I love it here but the campus life could be better! The course is really good, just because though as they really do take attendances seriously..
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