BA (Hons) Games Art and Design is Creative Skillset accredited, part of the PlayStation® First Academic Development Programme, and holds Apple University Developer Status. Through workshops and practical projects, you will master industry standard game engines to create assets using 2D and 3D game development software, explore the art of making games, analyse their artistic and cultural value and gain a critical appreciation of the diverse mainstream and indie sectors. This course includes a Year Zero, which promotes developing practical, technical and creative skills and confidence for the following three years. Building on your prior experience, you will be introduced to some of our workshops to assist your skill development, with an increasing emphasis on professional standards and independent study. The course places emphasis on your personal commitment to study, while supporting you in your progression.