University of Cumbria

201+
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, United Kingdom

Games Design

Would you love to create the video games you play? Well, bring your fascination and creativity to this course and we’ll enable you to develop your skills to turn your ideas into exciting new games. Right from the off, you’ll be designing, developing and creating new game experiences to create a portfolio that you can hand to future employers. **Why Choose University of Cumbria** Our aim is to see you graduate as a highly-skilled and technical artist that this growing and competitive industry expects of you. This is not a programming course, it is all about the art and design work related to video games. So, you’ll learn all about art and design work related to video games making you proficient creating storyboarded concepts and turning them into playable prototypes (both 2D and 3D). - 75% of your studies will be designing, developing and creating practically - Use the 3D and games engine software used in the professional industry workplace - Tutors are active professionals in the gaming industry - Study on a dedicated arts campus, mixing with other creative minds, including actors and writers, who you’ll be able to work alongside on projects - Learn entrepreneurial skills to enable you to market yourself and work as a freelance - Develop a wide-range of skills including drawing, 3D modelling, texturing and animation - The 3D models that you create can be used in games, films, adverts and TV shows, even in 3D printing and prototyping - Develop your own personal iconography - Your digital skills will be transferrable to other careers, including film and television Our course will enable you to be digitally proficient to work with leading design and software companies worldwide – as it has done for former students, who’ve worked on films with Warner Brothers and Pixar and with world-renowned gaming developers. Plus, our learn-and-do ethos means that you’ll have every opportunity to create a brimming portfolio of quality and playable games to show future employers.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Carlisle - Brampton Road,Carlisle
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £10,500
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Carlisle - Brampton Road,Carlisle
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £10,500