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UCAS CODE: GH46

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Seeking to turn your artistic vision into breathtaking game environments and striking characters Our Games Art degree offers highly practical tuition designed to develop your skills in digital asset creation for games development, focusing on 3D modelling, texturing and lighting so you can learn to create artwork for the latest AAA games.There are over 2250 active games companies in the UK, with over 95 in the Manchester area alone*. Our Games Art degree was designed after consultation with industry experts from a number of these companies and aims to prepare you for a career creating interactive worlds and charismatic characters for the games industry.Taking an intensely practical approach that is designed to mimic the working environment found in the games industry, we’ll work to develop your understanding of the creative and technical possibilities of games art. Our studio-based course will guide you from the basics of digital art, through character and environment modelling, texturing, lighting, level design and concept art, to the latest technologies in traditional and handheld game art.We share your passion for games and offer a supportive atmosphere where you can show your work and respond to critiques, which may come from staff, your peers or guest experts from industry. These sessions help you learn to develop your ideas and improve your presentation and communication skills ready for a career in this ever-growing industry. *Ukie, June 2018, UK Games Map - http://ukie.org.uk/research/ accessed on 22 August 2019

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Your Level 3 subjects must include at least one creative subject that includes some art and design; for instance, A-level Art and Design or BTEC Extended Diploma in Interactive Media. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English.If you don’t meet the standard entry requirements you may be accepted on the basis of a satisfactory portfolio and interview performance.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    100th out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    116 48%

    80th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    100th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    9th

    45

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