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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Computer art is everywhere in today's culture, from film and advertising to computer games and gallery installations. Abertay’s BA (Hons) in Computer Arts is within its renowned School of Design and Informatics. It is accredited by ScreenSkills, the UK Sector Skills Council for Creative Media Industries, and also by TIGA, the trade association representing the UK video games industry.Learn to design and undertake practical projects in a diverse range of areas including concept development, 2D design, 3D art production, animation and game art development. Use cutting-edge technology and entertainment production techniques and work collaboratively with other games students on project briefs set by media and computer games companies.Having launched the world's first computer games degree in 1997, Abertay has been instrumental in building the city of Dundee as a global hub for computing and gaming. Abertay is ranked: • Top university in the UK and throughout Europe for Videogames Education (Princeton Review 2015, 2016. 2017. 2018, 2019, 2020)• UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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A level : BBC

To include Art or Graphic Design or Design and Technology: Production DesignFor entry into Year 2 we would look for AAB to include Computing and Art

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    153 64%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    46th

    10

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