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UCAS CODE: CGD2

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts - MArts (Hons)

  • Location

    Dynevor, Swansea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Computer Games Design degree course at Swansea College of Art UWTSD is perfect for creatives who have a passion for computer games design and the computer games industry. Our exceptional facilities and training prepares our students to excel in both the Games and wider Creative Industries.

Course Overview

Our philosophy: For students to design and create interactive projects that showcase their knowledge of game development.

We pride ourselves on having a personal approach to student learning and development with smaller tutorial groups and dedicated workspaces exclusively for the CCGD course.

With industry links, staff experience in game development, as part of the PlayStation®First Academic Program and as an Unreal Academic Partner we intend on equipping students with industry-relevant knowledge that will help them build a career in game development.

This programme gives priority to the creative exploration of computer games design. You are given all the necessary knowledge to develop new and innovative work in the fields of character creation, 3D graphics, animation, motion-capture systems, character and environment modelling, texturing, interface design, and concept art.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from our Computer Games Design programme could develop specialisms in any of the following industrial contexts:

  • Web and Mobile Gaming: designer, 2D artist, 3D artist, project director.
  • Console/PC Games Development: level designer, character designer, character modeller, animator, materials artist, lighting artist, storyboard artist, assistant level designer, assistant character modeller, lighting assistant, assistant texture artist, assistant concept artist, trainee game designer, asset modeller, game Q&A.
  • Animation Production House: character designer, character modeller, animator, materials artist, lighting artist, storyboard artist, project director.
  • Game journalist.

Students from the course have worked on a number of critically acclaimed games over the past few years including Grand Theft Auto 5, Alien: Isolation, and Lego Star Wars 3. The course has links with games companies such as:

  • EA
  • Rockstar North
  • Creative Assembly
  • Media Molecule
  • Traveller’s Tales
  • Fusebox Games
  • Blizzard
  • Creative Assembly

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 120

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 86 13

    51st out of 110 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    143 64%

    24th

    39
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    10th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 53%

    60th

    40
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    11th

    1

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