University of the Arts London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Games Art

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Course summary

BA (Hons) Games Art is a practice-led course that will support you to develop a creative skillset relevant to the evolving computer games industry. With access to extensive specialist facilities including computer labs, green screen studios and motion capture, you'll use current technologies and specialist software to create both 2D and 3D computer game characters, environments and artefacts. You'll be able to collaborate with BA (Hons) Games Design and BA (Hons) Animation students to create interactive games and entertainment, as well as opportunities to engage with industry through live projects, placements and guest speakers. What can you expect?

  • You'll develop a broad range of skills in research, ideas generation, design, modelling, and game engines to underpin your creation of original characters, levels, pathways and environments.
  • You'll learn drawing and design techniques to inform all aspects of your subject knowledge and technical expertise. Digital skills are also taught intensively from Year 1.
  • Industry-led and mentored 'live' projects and competitions are delivered in collaboration with external partners, enabling you to practice your skills in professional contexts while building your portfolio.
  • You'll develop communication, team-work and project management abilities through collaborations across BA (Hons) Games Arts, BA (Hons) Games Design, BA (Hons) Virtual Reality and BA (Hons) Animation.
  • You'll develop a contextual vocabulary and historical knowledge for analysing games as art.
  • You'll build critical skills to articulate meaningful ideas in your practice that promote equality, diversity, and inclusivity, as well as themes around sustainability and sustainable practices.
About London College of Communication The communications sector is evolving fast. Through our world-leading community of teaching, research and industry partnerships, we enable our students to develop the critical, creative and technical excellence needed to succeed and to discover new possibilities and practices. Our Design, Media and Screen Schools produce experts and award-winners across virtual reality, journalism, photography, television and sound, graphic communication, games, design management - and more. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies. Student designers, makers and innovators have worked with Nike, Penguin, the EU Commission, Colgate, Plan International, the National Trust, Nokia and Royal Mail, to name a few.

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  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £23610 Year 1
International £23610 Year 1

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Games Art at University of the Arts London - UCAS