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BA (Hons)Games Design and Art

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

The BA (Hons) Games Design and Art at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, offers you a welcoming, supportive and student-focused environment in which to study games design and art. The programme is designed to offer a range of core modules, option choices and flexibility of learning. It aims to provide you with the opportunity to study theoretical and career-orientated modules that will provide you with understanding and skills applicable to future employment in the games industry.

Programme structure

This is a three year full-time programme. All modules are core modules and must be passed with a mark of 40% or higher. Whilst all modules are core, this does not mean all students will study exactly the same modules. You are able to choose from a list of theoretical and career-focused optional core modules to individually tailor your programme. In the context of promoting inter-disciplinary thinking and working the BA (Hons)Games Design and Art shares some common Core and some optional core modules with BA (Hons) Graphic Arts, BA (Hons) Fine Art and BA (Hons) Fashion & Textile Design programmes.

You will work in a creative games design and art environment but also one in which students from other programmes will be studying. You will work on games design and art projects and be taught by staff specific to your programme. The work which you produce will be manifested through games design and art media and you will experience workshops specific to your programme. Part one will give you the opportunity to engage with games practice, games production, and extant issues in games design and art.

In part two you will study games design and art by way of games design and games development. Your studies will be guided by the team of staff within the games studio. Optional modules offered by various relevant subject specialists will be available to you.

Career opportunities

The BA (Hons) Games Design and Art at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, offers you a welcoming, supportive and student-focused environment in which to study games design and art. The programme is designed to offer a range of core modules, option choices and flexibility of learning. It aims to provide you with the opportunity to study theoretical and career-orientated modules that will provide you with understanding and skills applicable to future employment in the games industry. The aims of the programme are to:

• provide you with an interdisciplinary approach to games design and art. In your first year, for example, you will have the opportunity to study subjects such as games practice, research and communication skills, games production, and games design and art.
• equip you with a theoretical and transferable skills framework to support your creative games practice and provide you with the ability to realise your ambitions if you should choose to follow the path to full employment in the games industry.
• promote critical contextual thinking in relation to the practice of games design and art
• enable you to develop the practice of games development creatively through the use of technical skills
• enable you to progress from a broad-based understanding of games design and art to a more individual viewpoint which is informed by your specific interests
• develop your ability to communicate your ideas concerning games design and art in a variety of ways and solve problems effectively
• foster levels of ambition and innovation that will enable you to undertake advanced study in games design and art and post-degree practice at a professional level in the games industry

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States