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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Norwich University of the Arts

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Combine creative flair and technical skill on the MA Games Masters degree course at the UK’s Best Educational Institution (2017 TIGA Games Industry Awards).

As a postgraduate student at NUA you’ll collaborate with likeminded peers and be guided by subject specialist staff. You’ll enjoy interdisciplinary sessions with students from across our range of MA courses as you work towards your ambition of a career in the games industry or wider creative sector.

Refine your industry-ready skillset

Ensuring you graduate ready to meet the demands of a rapidly-evolving industry, this course will accelerate the development of your games design skillset.

Alongside broader research into the social, technical, economic and cultural context in which games are produced, you’ll specialise in one of three areas, following a clearly-defined path of study in Concept Art (and Sequential Narrative), Asset Production or Indie Development.

Blend theory, practice and creativity

Whatever your choice, your creativity will be informed by theoretical, cultural and historical research – and powered by cutting-edge technology and software.

Graduates of the MA Games postgraduate course at NUA include three BAFTA-winning games designers, the V&A’s first Games Designer in Residence, six teams of Dare to Be Digital finalists and employees at Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe, Foundry 42, Rebellion, Crytek, Frontier Developments, Splash Damage, Ubisoft, Rockstar Games and many more.

Graduates work in a broad range of careers including:

  • Games Art
  • Games Design
  • Concept Art
  • Creative Direction
  • External Production
  • Project Management
  • Indie Games Development
  • Teaching/Lecturing
  • Research/PhD Study
  • Illustration

Application deadline

25 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Norwich University of the Arts

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Norwich University of the Arts, Francis House, 3-7 Redwell Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4SN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    133 59%

    39th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    35th

    7

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