University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computer Games (Concept Art)

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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The Foundation Degree in Computer Games (Concept Art) is designed to allow students to build knowledge and experience to find their place in the world of computer game design. This is a specialist pathway for people wishing to learn skills in Concept Art for Computer Games. You will develop skills in developing digital concept art as well as more traditional art practises, such as, life drawing and observational drawing. Working across a number of disciplines, students will experience the full range of job roles in the game industry and gain an understanding of how these roles work together to produce innovative, engaging games. Students will have the opportunity to devise their own game mechanics and assets, developing skills in a number of creative and technical disciplines to create well realised, playable games. There will be a strong emphasis on professional development and employability, encouraging students to work to industry standards in real world contexts.

Course details

Modules

Modules are likely to include: Level 4 Concept Art for Games (40 Credits) Drawing Practice (20 Credits) Games Mechanics (20 Credits) Game Production Management (20 Credits) Professional Development (20 Credits)  Level 5 Approaches to Conceptualising (20 Credits) Digital Concept Art (40 Credits) Contextual Games Narrative (20 Credits) Working in the Computer Games Industry (20 Credits) Collaborative Practice (20 Credits)

Assessment method

You will assessed in a variety of ways including: practical tasks, portfolios, essays, case studies and presentations.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI6M3
Institution code L21
Campus nameQuarry Hill Campus
Campus codeQ

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma M: 24 credits A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

All students are to present a portfolio and supporting academic text. This is undertaken during an interview or correspondence for distance applicants.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7950 Year 1
England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year.

Provider information

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University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College
University Centre Leeds
Park Lane
Leeds
LS3 1AA


Clearing contact details

http://universitycentreleeds.collegehome.org/
HE Admissions

07377980037 07377942977

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Monday to Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm Friday 9.00am-4.30pm


Course contact details

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Computer Games (Concept Art) at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS