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Develop art skills relevant to the fast-moving computer games industry on modules designed with the help of key professionals. Learn how you can make an impact in games creation using visual research, creative experimentation and technical development, by working with programmers, audio technicians and musicians.
This course will equip you with 3D computer games skills in modelling, texturing and animation enabling you to create characters, environments and special effects. You’ll learn how to bring your creations to life with animation and interactive games software such as Unity 3D. You’ll be given access to the latest technologies, and supported by a dedicated Computer Graphics Technical Officer.
Thanks to our close links with other Cambridge School of Art courses, you’ll also get the chance to work with illustrators, animators, graphic designers and film students.
Our flexible modules will allow you to specialise in your chosen areas, and get a head-start on your career path in the digital arts.
With help from industry-based lecturers as well as our core teaching staff, you will learn about current practices for artists working in computer games. We have links with many local games companies including Ninja Theory, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Jagex and Frontier. We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, allowing our students access to cutting-edge research materials.
Year one, core modulesIntroduction to Computer Games Arts Concept Art and Drawing for Computer Games Computer Games Art Digital Compositing
Year one, optional modulesDigital Sculpting Computer and Video Games Studies English for Study 1 & 2
Year two, core modulesAdvanced Computer Games Art Character Rigging and Animation Computer Games Development Digital Practice Debates and Practices
Year two, optional modulesContemporary Film and Video Writing for Images Design for the Screen Business for the Creative Arts Anglia Language Programme
Year three, core modulesMajor Project Specialised Practice in Computer Games
Year three, optional modulesResearch Project
You’ll show your progress through a combination of written and practical work.
How 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||Cambridge Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English|
2020 Entry requirements are under review for the next cycle and have been published using the current cycle information. Please check back when apply opens for the exact requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.anglia.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/computer-games-art
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.