Computer Games Art [with Foundation Year]

Anglia Ruskin University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Our BA (Hons) Computer Games Art degree will equip you with 3D computer games skills in modelling, texturing and animation, enabling you to create characters, environments and special effects. You’ll learn how to plan your designs using concept art and bring them to life using animation and interactive games software such as Unity 3D. You’ll also be given access to the latest technologies, supported by a dedicated Computer Graphics Technical Officer. TIGA logo According to Microsoft, "65% of today’s students will be doing jobs that don’t even exist yet". Our flexible modules will allow you to explore different aspects of the digital arts as well as specialise in your chosen area, helping you future-proof your career. Thanks to our close links with other Cambridge School of Art courses, you’ll also have the chance to work with illustrators, animators, graphic designers and film students, preparing you for future collaborations and employment in creative industries outside of gaming. With help from industry-based lecturers as well as our own teaching staff, you'll be shown the most up-to-date practices for artists working in computer games. We have links with many local games companies including Ninja Theory, Jagex and Frontier. We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, giving you access to cutting-edge research materials.

Course details

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeW282
Institution code A60
Campus nameCambridge Campus
Campus codeC

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

5 GCSEs at grade 3, or grade D, or above, (or equivalent) plus evidence of having attempted two years of post GCSE study at level 3. Students who have achieved a minimum of 1 A level (or equivalent), will be exempt from the two year post GCSE requirement (as stated above) but must still hold 5 GCSEs (as stated above). Students without English as their first language will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 5.5 (Academic level with at least 5.5 in each of the four components) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognized by Anglia Ruskin University.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information 2020 International Fees are to be confirmed
Computer Games Art [with Foundation Year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS