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Computer Games Modelling and Animation BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

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.

KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:

RANKINGS: Our Computer Science and Information Systems subject area is ranked Top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching (The Guardian University Guide 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 YOU WILL LEARN: There’s a mixture of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. You’ll also hear regular talks from industry experts and have the opportunity to do work for genuine clients.

YOUR CAREER: The 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.

STUDY OPTIONS: This course is also available with a Foundation Year option. This course is also available with a Placement Year option.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per 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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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 114 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    116 49%

    86th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    69th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    60th

    8

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