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BA (Hons)Computer Games (Art)

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £11,000 per year
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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.

Career opportunities

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:

3D modeller
Prop artist
Environment artist
Technical artist

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States