Designed with computer games experts, this course provides specialist education to help you succeed in this expanding industry. With expectations for realistic and imaginative graphics and play increasing, you’ll learn how to bring your ideas to life to create the next generation of computer games. As well as gaining technical knowledge, you’ll develop your creative flair and professional skills for employment. You’ll explore the background of gaming and the game creation process, studying different areas such as asset production, game mechanics, aesthetics and engines. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain experience through a work placement or industry simulation project, developing your skills working with clients and businesses. You will have access to powerful PC's, GTX Graphics Cards and 28" 4K monitors along with Industry standard software; Adobe Master Suit, Autodesk 3DSMax, Maya, Unreal Engine 4, Cinema 4D, GameMaker2 and Zbrush, to produce your Game Art and Designs. The course is suited to a range of students with an interest in Game Design including; Game programmers who will have access and support in GML and UE4 Blueprints, and Game artists accessing an array of 2D and 3D specialist software, graphics tablets and 3D printers. Level design, story development and animation are also areas that can be explored during the course. This course is delivered at Creative Arts Academy which is situated a short walk from City Centre campus.
A mix of practical and written assessments, presentations and visual journals
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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- City Centre Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7500*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7500*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7500*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website.