BA (Hons) Game Arts and Design focuses on the creative side of gaming. Working with experienced game developers and researchers you will look at designing characters, environments and gameplay. You'll spend some of your time studying alongside illustration students where you can hone your character and environment skills. You will explore development on different platforms including mobile, VR and AR, experiment with game sound design, study the psychology of games and gamification, create your own novel game controllers and learn how to make money in the games business from people on the inside. * Stay one step ahead with a course designed in close collaboration with games developers and researchers to ensure technologies, skills and techniques are bang up to date. * Access all areas – keep working into the evening in our dedicated lab space open until 10pm, and take advantage of our other amazing facilities, including a 35 seat, 360° immersive vision theatre. * Be inspired by lecturers who are experts in their field, with backgrounds in both industry and research. The exciting work going on in our research groups, i-DAT and Planetary Collegium, feeds back into the teaching on this course. * Broaden your horizons with great enrichment activities including overseas field trips in Berlin, Helsinki and New York to attend conferences and game jams. * Get exclusive insights with talks from guest speakers from the creative arts and technology industries.