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Graphics for Games BA (Hons) BA (Hons)

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Part of Screen Yorkshire’s Connected Campus group, our three-year Graphics for Games programme has been carefully designed to fulfil the needs of the contemporary gaming industry.With a particular emphasis on the creative side of games design, you’ll be taught the core theories that underpin the discipline and use these to guide your practical work and, in turn, gain the vocational experience needed to start a career in this fast-growing industry.Our industry experienced team of academics (including Carlton Reeve and Peter Chapman) and visiting industry experts (such as Michael Ogden, Iki Ikram and Ben Smith) will equip you with the knowledge you need to emerge as a confident, creative and experienced graduate ready to embark on a stimulating career path.You’ll gain a robust understanding of topics including:- Game level design and creation- Digital and physical concept art- 3D computer animation- Observational drawing- Digital motion capture- Image production and manipulationIn your final year you will undertake an individual studio project, where you can collaborate with students from other disciplines and showcase the skills you’ve developed throughout the course.You’ll have regular access to state-of-the-art facilities like the six camera Motion Capture Suite and technical equipment which you can use to put theory into practice and enhance your skillset. You can borrow equipment for you own personal projects too.The department has close links with a number of prominent organisations. This includes the resident Working Academy placement agency and Game Republic (the Yorkshire Games Industry Association), of which we are member. With access to such partners you’ll be able to gain the insight and experience needed to successfully enter this competitive industry.A four-year version of this programme with a placement year in industry is also available

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,124per year

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University information

University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 97 7

    76th out of 113 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    123 61%

    36th

    50
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    26th

    66
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.39 68%

    97th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 55%

    68th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    93rd

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    4

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