Work within multi-skilled teams to create innovative art for games. Are you an artist with a passion for games? Do you want to develop your skills to meet the challenges of the games industry? On this Game Art MA course, you’ll work in multi-skilled teams within a studio environment to create innovative and arresting art for games. Nurture your creativity as you collaborate with like-minded artists in an inspired and focused space. We’re looking for illustrators, fine artists, sculptors, graphic designers or anyone with a passion for the visual dimensions of games. Ultimately, you’ll graduate as a workplace-ready professional with a strong insight into the games industry, ready to make an impact. You will: Showcase your skills in context by working on a game art project and learning to co-create as part of a team Access industry-standard facilities and the same management tools and game engines used by the industry Learn 2D and 3D art creation methods, including concept, environment and character art, supported by tutors with experience at companies including Electronic Arts, MicroProse, Rare and Square Enix Explore game development pipelines, techniques and processes such as Agile development and version control
We welcome applicants with varied qualifications, but typically you'll need an undergraduate degree in a related discipline. Our typical applicants hold an undergraduate degree of 2:2 or above, or equivalent experience. We’ll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study. This is called Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), and should have been gained within the last five years, and be equivalent to the learning outcomes of our minimum entry qualifications. APL applicants using experience to apply should note there is a £200 application fee for entry with advanced standing or with exemption from specific modules or credit.
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