Digtial and Game Art Top-Up at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS

Course summary

With great connections to industry and expert guidance, this career-driven course gives you the opportunity to pursue your own specialism within the fields of digital art or games and produce a great portfolio. This course gives you the opportunity to explore areas of interest from your previous studies, allowing you to develop your own specialism within the wide subject area of digital art, including game art. The course philosophy is that by focusing on a specialist area, you can demonstrate the highest level of skill you can achieve in a particular field rather than graduating with an average ability across a wide range of roles. The learning on the course is highly individual due to the wide variety of career directions you can choose. Our experienced and talented lecturers guide you individually on your own learning path, supervising your projects progress as would happen in industry. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is designed for those who want to take their favourite skills from areas such as digital art, games, creative media or animation to the next level, to produce their best portfolio. WHAT DOES THIS COURSE LEAD TO? The flexible design of this top-up means there are many possible career routes after graduation including various roles in games, CGI, VFX, animation, illustration, concept art, architectural visualisation, simulation, immersive technologies, and technical art.


CORE MODULES Production Brief Pre-Production Final Major Project Professional Development OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each academic year) Advanced Drawing Animation Technology Digital Character Game Art Pipelines

Assessment method

Solent’s curriculum framework builds on our unique, creative and applied approach to teaching. The transformation of students’ lives is at the heart of our mission as a university, and our curriculum – informed by the latest theory – reflects this shared educational vision.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For information about applying to Solent as an International applicant, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/help-for-international-students

Entry requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with 5.5 in each individual component.
TOEFL (iBT)80with a minimum of 20 in each individual compoenent.

Solent University can also accept the following English Language Test: Duolingo English Language Test 115 overall with a minimum of 95 in each component. All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16125 Year 1
International £16125 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Solent University offers a number of bursaries, grants and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/finance/grants-bursaries-scholarships/bursaries

Digtial and Game Art Top-Up at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS