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BA (Hons)Games Art

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry
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Overview

Developed in conjunction with games industry employers like Radiant Worlds, this exciting course is designed to equip you with the distinctive skillset required to be a successful games artist – integrating art school training with games technology know-how and familiarity.
The UK was estimated to be the sixth largest video game market In 2015, worth nearly £4.2 billion in consumer spend with around half of UK video games companies are based in London and the South of England.

Delivered in collaboration with the School of Computing and capitalising on expertise within the University-based international Serious Games Institute, this course will develop your understanding of the needs of coders and game developers, at the same time addressing the visual needs of games development. You will learn about industry practices in a simulated games studio environment, gaining a solid grounding in visualisation techniques, character, environment and concept design

Career opportunities

The video/computer games industry has become a dynamic and growing contributor to the UK’s creative economy – in 2014, there were almost 2,000 video games companies located in the UK alone and almost nine in ten of these companies began operations in the 2000s or the 2010s*.

This course models itself on the professional expectations of industry, with a strong emphasis on time management, good communication and self-sufficiency. Professional practice is embedded into the learning experience; we will help you prepare for the rigours of the professional world by simulating the challenges that you will face as a practitioner, developing independent thought, innovation, imagination, critical reflection and confidence in your practice, as well as transferrable skills suitable for employment across the full breadth of the creative industries.

Our Creative Futures employment team is on hand to offer tailored career and enterprise support if you wish to gain employment or take advantage of professional practice opportunities within course specific industries. It provides a programme of workshops, embedded learning, lectures, professional experience and one-to-one guidance to help you develop the transferable skills and enterprising habits required for a successful career. Our dedicated enterprise officers also offer valuable assistance on how to begin as a freelancer/entrepreneur.

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.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

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.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States