United Kingdom

Teesside University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Teesside University

Concept Art

Summary: Concept art is a key field of illustration that is relevant to a wide range of creative industries, including computer animation, games and film. If you’re interested in traditional and digital drawing methods and are attracted by a career that utilises those skills, think about choosing this course. Course details: You learn the full range of skills required by a concept artist working in industry and concentrate on core drawing skills – focusing on both traditional and digital drawing methods. Specifically, you focus on areas including character design, environment design, key moment illustration for storytelling and promotional art work. You also develop specialist skills in 3D modelling and animation relevant to the work of a concept artist. During the course industry professionals from companies such as Atomhawk, Dreamworks and Ubisoft provide valuable insight into their field of expertise. After the course: On successful completion of this course you gain the skills and experience required by a wide range of roles in the creative industries. Being able to include work experience on your CV makes you a much more attractive applicant. You have a much higher chance of improving your degree classification and the boost in confidence will give you the edge in job interviews. 98% of our students who complete a work placement achieve a high level degree classification and are offered a graduate job within six months of graduating. We have established excellent long-term relationships with businesses giving you the opportunity to apply for summer, year-long and graduate placements with key organisations such as: Microsoft, Rare, Team 17, ZeroLight, R8 Games, Hammerhead VR, Dojo Arcade, Schlumberger, Sumo Digital and Coastsink. Student selection is carried out by employers through competitive interviews, often with skills tests. Placements are not compulsory but are assessed and contribute to your final degree award. As a graduate you have the skills and knowledge for a number of roles in the area of games, animation and film. These skills also make you relevant to many other potential markets such as book illustration, comics, theatre and a number of other fields that require an employee with strong drawing skills and creativity.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Middlesbrough
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Middlesbrough