BA (Hons) Game Art (Full-time) - 2019 Entry

Reasons to study Game Art

  • Teaching takes place in a dedicated light and spacious purpose built game art laboratory, where you will be learning to use the latest industry standard software.
  • Taught by game art experts with extensive industry experience on AAA game titles across the globe including Electronic Arts, Los Angeles.
  • As your Study Enhancement Gift you will receive your own, personal, industry standard high spec laptop, allowing you to work anywhere at anytime .
UCAS Code: W282
Institution Code: S51
Start/End Date: September 2019 - June 2022
Duration: 3 years, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre Campus
2019 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
This degree will incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 80 UCAS Tariff points
Programme Specification: Download the programme specification
Course Contact: Dean Betton
Telephone: 01744 623252
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University of Chester

The BA (Hons) Game Art degree has been developed and designed by game art experts. It will provide you with specialist training to become a professional 3D games artist, along with theoretical and core skills required for success in a modern, creative games studio. It is the ideal degree for creative individuals with a passion for gaming.

The degree is underpinned by embedding game art appropriate industry skills and knowledge to implement a sound foundation in the use of tools, technologies and processes integral for contemporary games titles.

Traditional skills, pre-production design skills and other forms of visualisation techniques will be instilled. The degree aims to replicate the working conditions of industry level games studios.

You will be trained in using 3D Studio Max, Unreal Level Editor, Z Brush, Substance Suite, Mudbox, Photoshop and other relevant software. Your academic communication skills will also be developed through research, intellectual enquiry and investigation into contemporary game theory and culture.

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Why study Games, Animation and VFX with us?

Industry Experts

Our lecturers have industry experience, including working on AAA game titles.

Employer Links

We have strong employer links with the games industry in the Northwest.

Latest Industry Software

You will use the latest industry standard software such as MudBox, Unreal Engine and Autodesk. 

Excellent Progression

Excellent progression from the level 3 course to degree level study at University Centre St Helens.

Live Briefs and Projects

Work on live briefs and projects with professional clients in the industry. 

Diverse Range of Skills

Develop a wide range of skills from digital painting and 3D modelling to character design.