Learn to produce art-related assets for computer games. You’ll develop core skills and industry-standard practice in modelling, texturing and animation. You can also choose to take a year in industry. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE
- RANKINGS: Our Animation and Game Design subject area is ranked Top 20 in the UK, plus it's in the Top 10 for student satisfaction with the course and with teaching (The Guardian University Guide 2023), plus 90% of students are satisfied with the teaching on the course (National Student Survey, 2022)
- SKILL SET: You’ll learn to work with a core set of tools: Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush and Unreal® Engine 4
- CREATIVITY: You will create game content in teams and also work with students from the Computer Games Programming degree – working collaboratively like this is what happens in the industry, so it’s good preparation.
- OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES: We encourage you to enter competitions and showcase your work at our annual Games Expo, which attracts leading UK gaming companies. To give yourself the edge, choose to take the year in industry too
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
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English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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University of Derby
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