SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Gloucestershire

Game Art and Production Top-up

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Course summary

With a clear focus on employability, this one-year Level 6 programme allows you to “top up” a suitable Foundation degree or HND to a full Bachelor’s. It offers an ideal route for students completing our FdA Game Art and our FdSc Computer Game Design and Production, and any similar programme from outside SGS/University Centre WISE would be suitable. You will learn industry standard techniques and technologies to empower you as a Game Artist or Developer. The programme has been designed to provide some flexibility so that you can follow your own preferences to shape your career prospects. This allows you to develop your own specialisation, which is documented through the portfolios you’ll create for the assessments throughout the course. You can be confident of completing the programme with an effective and innovative professional portfolio which you can use to enhance your future career opportunities.  This Level 6 programme comprises four modules, one of which is shared with our newly validated BA (Hons) Media Production (Level 6) programme, to enrich your student experience. Your BA (Hons) Game Art and Production (Level 6) programme enables you to develop a balance of employability skills alongside specialist technical knowledge and understanding, with a focus on the application of your skills in a range of contexts. The programme has been designed to allow elements of collaboration with other programmes, such as the Media Production courses and the successful Specialist Make-Up Design cluster. University Centre WISE  has also developed its own Games Studio, Get Kraken Games @UCWISE, which will give you varied opportunities to become part of real projects, further enhancing your specialist skills as well as your professionalism and interpersonal skills.  If you love playing sport, you could continue to play at an elite level whilst studying. Our well-structured Sports Academy programmes delivered by professional coaches providing training, strength and conditioning, sports therapy and some of the best sporting facilities in the South West of England, at our WISE campus in Bristol. To apply please copy and paste the link below into a browser and complete the application form: https://forms.office.com/r/iuqjGe88bB Part time routes are available. For more information, please email [email protected] GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES: • Concept Artist • Character Artist • Environment Artist • Games Designer • Game Developer • Level Designer/Editor • Technical Artist • Q/A Tester • Level Designer/Editor • Technical Artist

Course details

Modules

Level 6 Modules Specialist Subject Practices   Collaborative Development Project  Professional Portfolio   Final Project/ Dissertation

Assessment method

Coursework, Practical assignments and presentations

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I620
Institution code:
S55
Campus name:
University Centre WISE (UCWISE)
Campus code:
W

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications. You will need to take the following English qualification as part of the Visa process: IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country and to arrange all your funding for your tuition fees and your living costs. Please follow this link for more details about your visa requirements: https://www.gov.uk/student-visa

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio


English language requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8500 Year 1
Channel Islands £8500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Game Art and Production Top-up at SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College) - UCAS