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Computer Games (Concept Art) BA (Hons) Top-Up


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…of projects, developing skills in the specialism of game concept art. Additionally, you will explore the workflows required to create unique and refined characters, creatures, worlds and environments for contemporary computer games. You will develop skills in integrating these designs fully into your own game ideas, giving you full creative control over your own unique idea. Heavy emphasis will be on preparing your work to showcase your skills by rendering high-quality images for use within a portfolio. You will develop the following skills: Innovative and creative thinking that prepares you for the ever-evolving games industry. A critical understanding of concept…

Game Development Foundation Degree


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…and projects. You will also be developed as a creative individual, learning to appreciate and apply the artistic, technical and narrative techniques that form the core of contemporary games development. Finally, you will become well versed in the real world of computer games, learning how the past, present and future of computer games are vital to your career and personal development. You will develop a range of skills that can be used across the creative industries, such as Arch Vis, Animation, TV & Film, 3D Product Visualisation and many others. Assessment Modules will be formally assessed and graded through a…

Graduate gets ahead of the game with degree


Brandon Lamb

…but found a new direction in the world of computer games. “I knew I wanted to attend university but didn’t feel that continuing my music studies was right for me. During one of the modules on the music course, I was tasked with creating audio and special effects for a 3D animated game or film. “This led me to research 3D games design and the different technology and software used to create games. Ultimately, I found the computer games design course at Leeds City College. I then decided to further my studies beyond college and attend university,” Brandon explains. He…

Meet the Creative Arts student at the top of his game


Kane Challis

…Centre Leeds, the inspiration behind Tenacious Odyssey: Chimera and his plans for the future. Kane levels up at University Centre Leeds Once Kane realised he wanted to continue with his education, he chose University Centre Leeds based on the quality of the computer games course. He found that studying a computer games degree has deepened his love of gaming and allowed him to develop a newfound appreciation for the complexities of video games. Kane says: “Before I considered staying in education, I had a lot of directions I could have taken to utilise all the different skills I had, such…

Game Programming Foundation Degree


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…Opportunity for networking and industry links. The opportunity to work collaboratively on ideas and projects. You will also be developed as a creative individual, learning to appreciate and apply the technical and problem solving techniques that form the core of contemporary games development. Finally, you will become well versed in the real world of computer games, learning how the past, present and future of computer games are vital to your career and personal development. You will develop a range of skills that can be used across the creative industries, such as Computer Programming, AI developer, Software developer and many others….

Game Art Foundation Degree


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…industry experience. Opportunities for networking with our industry connections. The opportunity to work collaboratively on ideas and projects. You will also be developed as a creative individual, learning to appreciate and apply the artistic, technical and narrative techniques that form the core of contemporary games development. Finally, you will become well-versed in the real world of computer games, learning how the past, present and future of computer games are vital to your career and personal development. Assessment Modules will be formally assessed and graded through a range of methods, including: Practical demonstrations. Portfolios. Reflections. Case studies. Solo and group projects….

Game Programming BSc (Hons) (Top-Up)


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…Applied Maths for Computer Games (20 Credits) Discover the fundamental maths concepts that will help you understand the vital calculations game engines run in the background. You will then use these concepts to create specialised gameplay mechanics from scratch. Team Project (20 Credits) This module focuses on the group-working element of game creation. Working as a group is a paramount skill within the games industry and you will join with other games artists, developers and programmers to create a complex game. Major Project (40 Credits) The Major Project allows you to pick a chosen field of expertise and showcase your…

Game Art BA (Hons) (Top-Up)


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…art in that chosen area. This module can be linked with Advance Visual Design where you create the asset designed in that module. Team Project (20 Credits) This module aims to focus on the group working element of game creation. Working as a group is a paramount skill in being successful within the games industry. Working as a group of Games Artists, Game Developers and Game Programmers you will create a complex game. Research (20 Credits) Every design decision reflects the ideological, technological and historical context of production. This module will encourage you to directly address these design constructs. You…