DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Games Development and Visual Effects Top Up BA (Hons)

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Course summary

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.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W6VF
Institution code:
N64
Campus name:
University Campus Doncaster
Campus code:
D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7770 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7770 Year 1
Scotland £7770 Year 1
Wales £7770 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition, and assessment.) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) Printing and photocopying Trips and enhancement opportunities Specialist Game Development software e.g. Zbrush Portable hard drive/SSD Specialist laptop/PC for working at home (recommended although not required) Basic Drawing equipment (sketchbooks, stationary, etc) If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Games Development and Visual Effects Top Up BA (Hons) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS