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Game Art (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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UCAS CODE: 305G

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This new idea-driven skill based course is about everything from concept art to 3D Modelling, 3D Sculpting character development and level creation.You’ll be part of a degree with innovation, creativity and employability at its heart as you bring concept to reality through digital painting and 3D modelling; the perfect preparation for a career in an exciting, fast-paced industry worth billions each year.Your studies will see you gain experience in the design skills and techniques used to bring projects from concept to screen through digital painting, 3D modelling, 3D sculpting, 3D animation and game engine.This will involve a mix of design and technical skills like environment/character design and creation, 3D Modelling, texturing, level design, level creation, live briefs, and games production. The course provides a broad study of game and concept art, with an emphasis on innovation, design and creativity rather than the programming and technical aspects of the gaming industry using the latest industry standard software and much more. You’ll also have the opportunity to 
get hands-on and work with industry professionals on real-world projects to help develop your skills and experience.• Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.• Strong links with industry and professional bodies such as Skillset, NAHEMI and various associations. Our Creative Futures student conference plays host to a large range of visiting guest speakers from the creative industries.• There are Industry-focused visits to gain first hand insight into how creative media companies function and the variety of employment opportunities that are available in the development of your career aspirations. There are also other study trips to festivals and Video Game expos.• Opportunities to enter competitions.• Our purpose-built Centre for the Creative Industries features specialist facilities, such as our TV studio with green screening, and software such as software such as Maya, Mudbox, Unreal Engine 4, Substance Painter/Designer and Creative Cloud for creating Game Art and playable levels.• There is strong pastoral care within a friendly creative community with an emphasis on team building and collaborative work. Contact hours with tutors is high with enthusiastic and supportive staff who are knowledgeable, research-active practitioners.You can also choose to study this course as a three year programme (without a foundation year) BA (Hons) Game Art UCAS code: 305D or as a four-year integrated masters option MDes Game Art UCAS code: 305F

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 113 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 50%

    89th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    75th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    21

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