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Game Art with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

•Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.•Develop technical production skills through the creation of 2D and 3D artwork.•Collaborate in creative projects alongside programmers.•Work with cutting edge tools to produce various game art styles, and work to art limitations for use on different gaming platforms.•Work in partnership with Sony within our commercial games studio, Steel Minions.•Study at the only university in the UK to produce a game on a Sony platform.This course will equip you with the practical skills required to work in the games industry ranging from concept to post-production, and you will graduate with a portfolio of projects.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Games Design course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other media arts and communication foundation year students, then move on to the degree.Throughout this course you will build a professional quality portfolio that is aimed at meeting the requirements of potential employers. The teaching and learning on this course is designed to help you do this.You learn through•specialist technical workshops•group projects•one-to-one support•live projects•industry visits, field trips and festivals•self-directed and independent studyIn the foundation year, you'll study wide-ranging media arts and communication topics, while also focusing on your particular subject area and completing assignments in that field. You'll grow as a creative, and begin developing a professional portfolio. You'll also become familiar with Hallam's exceptional facilities and staff, so you're fully prepared for undergraduate study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per 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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UCAS Points : 80

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:•CDD at A Level.•MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.•A combination of qualifications, which may include a maximum of one AS level, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    77th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    31

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