|Study location||United Kingdom, East Park Terrace, Southampton|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£11,000 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
- Interview is a part of admission process
Alongside the development of creative design and art direction skills, this course covers computer graphics, the business of games, employability and project management. This broad comprehension will help put students in the best possible position to find employment after graduation.
Students benefit from free access to our dedicated high-spec computer games lab, where they can make use of industry-standard software from Adobe, Autodesk and Epic (Unreal Engine).
Using these facilities, students build up a varied portfolio of creative work. From character models and level design to environment rendering and textures, this portfolio helps students to demonstrate their competencies to potential employers.
At Solent, our excellent industry links play a key part in student development. As well as our academic staff’s extensive industry contacts, we are also part of B.U.G.S. This syndicate helps students develop industry-relevant skills, raise their profiles and create opportunities for employment. This is achieved by placing students and graduates in direct contact with leading industry studios.
Additionally, Solent is a founder members of SIGN. This not-for-profit network was established to represent and support independent video games developers and facilitate growth in the south’s independent video games development sector.
The course is directed at art production for video games. It also provides transferable skills in the creative industries such as model-making for film and television. The skills you learn can be applied to many other industries – for example, architectural visualisation – as well as jobs in simulation and visualisation, such as aeronautics.
Suitable roles for graduates include: