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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Confetti Institute of Creative Technology

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The global games industry is a rapidly expanding technology driven industry with a growing demand for graduates with industry specific creative software skills combined with the ability to be innovative, adaptable, self-directed and demonstrate problem solving abilities within an artistic workflow. This BA (Hons) Games Art degree responds to those needs by giving you the opportunity to focus your study on establishing a career in a practical, industry relevant environment.The course content is focused on specific software applications vital to games art, which is enhanced by student-focused investigation into industry specialisms. This enables you to develop an understanding of the core areas of games art production including; pre-production visualisation, production concept art, asset production and project management, alongside personal investigation of key artistic technologies such as 2D, 3D, VR and AR.You'll enhance your academic and professional skills through the use of student-lead research and investigation. Development of your independent learning is essential to forming the qualities and attributes required to complete your studies. You'll learn how to apply your own creative, analytical and critical abilities to the creation of games art and assets for a global audience and to develop communication and problem solving skills to realise your intentions.You'll research and investigate the global impact and economic value of a commercial games product. As such, you'll be encouraged to consider the importance of current and future legal and economic frameworks, ethical considerations, sustainability and moral choices required in the creation and distribution of games.The course will also focus on career routes within the modules and help you define an area of focus or job role to enhance your strategy for employment within the global games industry e.g. Working for a games developer, publisher, self-employment or working in a freelance capacity.Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies is a partner institution of Nottingham Trent University. This degree will be delivered predominantly at Confetti, NTU’s Creative Quarter Campus in the centre of Nottingham, and validated by NTU.On this course you'll study at Confetti's brand new £9.1million digital media hub - Confetti HQ - and have access to:Industry Spec Workstation PC’sSpecialist software including Unreal Engine 4, Autodesk Suite (3DS Max, Maya, Mudbox), Adobe Creative Suite, Zbrush, Quixel 2.0Wacom Cintiq 13HD Touch TabletsFoley Recording RoomAudio Production and Recording EquipmentGames Consoles

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    128 57%

    55th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    59th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    79th

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