The BA (Hons) Games Design and Animation (Top-Up) offers students the opportunity to gain a degree in this field, after successful completion of a level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area. The course offers a project-based learning experience, with a key focus on practical assignments and industry standard workflows.
The course is structured around industry focused assignments and has a mixture of both team-based projects and solo projects with the end goal of creating an exciting and rich portfolio to take to professional interviews upon graduation. The course will allow students to specialise in Game Art or Game Design and tailor their practical project work according to their career pathway.
The creative media workshops and classrooms are equipped with top of the range industry standard equipment, allowing students to work on super-fast PC’s with RTX graphics cards, double monitor setup and a range of other hardware such as VR equipment drawing tablets and 4K televisions so you can follow lectures in crisp and clear detail. The Creative Media department also has access to a state-of-the-art render farm and our own private network meaning downloads are super-fast and software updates are instantaneous meaning you are never behind with the software available to you.
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Modules study include:
• GDA601: Specialist Contextual Investigation
• GDA602: Studio Practice
• GDA603: Final Major Project
• GDA604: Professional Practice
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time
• Practical Projects
• Research Essays
Successful completion of a level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area.