UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

3D Game Art & VFX

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Course summary

The course covers the core skills and processes required to be considered a practitioner of Game Art & Design and/or Visual Effects, with a primary focus on the ‘3D’ skills required across the fields. The course pyramids learning, with you completing with both strong fundamentals and a specialism that has been influenced and affected by ongoing industry engagement.


Initially, fundamentals are taught in year 1, with additional scope to allow for independent learning and specialism and industry engagement at the earliest stage. Level 4 – 3D Modelling and Digital Sculpt Texturing and Rendering Animation principles and individual investigation Year 2 moves towards you being able to specialise, where demanded, whilst also being able to learn and possess a broad range of practical skills across the industries. Level 5 – 3D Character animation Game environments and visual scripting Camera tracking and compositing Game asset creation and independent projects Year 3 sees you develop as a specialism within your chosen field, allowing for development of skills and portfolios closer to (or exceeding) industry expectations. Level 6 – Specialist research and investigation Major project development

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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City Campus Manchester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Applicants applying for entry beyond year 1 will be subject to the Record of Prior Learning (RPL) process to assess suitability.

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH

Clearing contact details

UCEN Manchester Clearing

0161 674 7777

Additional information

Monday-Thursday= 8.30am -4.30pm Friday= 8.30am -4.00pm August 15th= 7.30am-6.00pm

Course contact details

UCEN Manchester Admissions Department


3D Game Art & VFX at UCEN Manchester - UCAS