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Computer Games Modelling & Animation (with Industrial Placement) BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    GG64

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    97th

    8
  • Subject Ranking

    65th

    5 (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    127

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    84

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.93

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Start date

    SEP-2019

Course Summary

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.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? Computer Games Modelling and Animation students are happy: 97% said they were satisfied in the latest survey*. Much of that is down to our excellent teaching team, many of whom have worked in the computer games industry. 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. *National Student Survey 2017IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?Do you want to understand both the computer modelling and animation aspects of games production? Then this is the right course. If you are more interested in the programming side, see our Computer Games Programming course.HOW YOU WILL LEARNThere’s a mixture of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. You’ll learn to work with a core set of tools: Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush and Unreal® Engine 4. You’ll also hear regular talks from industry experts and have the opportunity to do work for genuine clients. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCESWe 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. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITYThe computer games industry is one of the largest and fastest growing entertainment industries in the world so your employment prospects should be good. You will graduate from Computer Games Modelling and Animation with the skills to create and animate 3D art in a real-time environment using the latest techniques. This means you’ll be suitable for a range of specialised 3D art roles, not only in computer games but in the film and visualisation industries too.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBB

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

97th

About this University

The University of Derby is recognised for its teaching quality, rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. Industry-experienced lecturers, modern facilities, and opportunities for placements and study abroad combine to give students the practical skills, academic knowledge, and confidence to succeed in their chosen career.

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