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BA (Hons) Games Art & Design is Creative Skillset accredited, part of the PlayStation® First Academic Development Programme, and holds Apple University Developer Status. Through workshops and practical projects, you will master industry standard game engines to create assets using 2D and 3D game development software, explore the art of making games, analyse their artistic and cultural value and gain a critical appreciation of the diverse mainstream and indie sectors. Our media labs equipped with the latest software provides the setting for working on live briefs, developing professional practice and entering international competitions. Recent graduates include BAFTA-winning games designers, the V&A’s first Games Designer in Residence, six teams of Dare to Be Digital finalists and employees at Apple, Sony and EA. You will graduate with an online portfolio, a digital showreel, a playable demo and the skills to pitch, network and promote yourself effectively to the industry.
You can find more information about the content of the BA (Hons) Games Art and Design course at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/courses/ba-hons-games-art-design/
The University assesses you through the coursework you produce as you complete each unit. Each unit will require you to present a portfolio of work which may include finished pieces of work, written work, your research, and a reflective journal which allows you to evaluate your learning and highlight your strengths and areas for further development. You can find out more information about our assessment methods at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/assessment/
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Norwich University of the Arts|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points|
Norwich University of the Arts will accept other pre-entry qualifications or combinations of different qualifications. Applications may also be considered from candidates who do not meet these minimum entry requirements. NUA welcomes individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and previous educational or professional experiences, including those with nonstandard qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
The interview process provides an invaluable chance to meet course tutors face-to-face and is the major factor in determining the success of your application. The interview is an opportunity for us to assess your work and the suitability of your application and also provides you with a chance to assess NUA’s staff, campus and facilities and to ask questions. For more information please visit our website at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/undergraduate-apply/interview-tips/
Once you have applied to BA (Hons) Games Art and Design at NUA, we will ask you to prepare a portfolio for your interview. This, combined with your interview, will be used to assess your suitability for the course. Your portfolio should clearly demonstrate your passion for the subject and your individual creativity. For more information please visit our website at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/courses/ba-hons-games-art-design/
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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