The BA (Hons) Games Development and Visual Effects (Top-Up) course offers students the opportunity to gain a degree in this field, upon successful completion of a level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area. The course offers a project-based learning experience with a key focus on practical assignments and industry standard workflows. The course is structured around industry focused assignments and has a mixture of both team-based projects and solo projects with the end goal of creating an exciting and rich portfolio to take to professional interviews upon graduation. The course will allow students to specialise in their chosen field of Games Development or Visual Effects and the modules are designed to allow students to tailor their practical project work according to their career pathway. All our working environments come equipped with top of the range industry standard equipment including Our PC workstations with RTX graphics cards, double monitor setup and a range of other hardware such as VR equipment drawing tablets and 4K televisions so you can follow lectures in crisp and clear detail. The Creative Media department also has access to a state-of-the-art render farm and our own private network meaning downloads are super-fast and software updates are instantaneous meaning you are never behind with the software available to you. This course is particularly relevant to people already working in or looking to develop a career within the Creative media industries specifically around Games Development although skills taught across your time on the course can be transferred across a range of industries. This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different professions. People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas including, quality assurance tester, games designer, games development tutor, games artist. If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Course progression routes could include Masters level courses in games art, game design or animation or PGCE/PGCHE courses.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
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