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

The Computer Games (Concept Art) prepares you for employment within the games and arts industries. You will specialise within the field of games concept art, learning how to critically analyse and develop detailed worlds, stories and characters for use in an interactive graphical format.

About the course

This course covers areas such as the following:

  • Character design.Environment design.
  • Comic art.
  • Storyboarding.
  • Creature design.
  • Key art.
  • Thumbnails.
  • Weapons.
  • Props.

On this course you will design and develop interactive and visually stunning projects that allow you to fully explore your creative skillset. The major project module will enable you to pursue your specialism within concept art by focusing on a large-scale practical project while adding to existing research in the field of concept art. Additionally, you will explore and analyse issues within the industry and contextualise these to try and create solutions. 

To reflect industry practice, we promote the use of agile workflows and promote events such as Game Jams and Game Societies. We focus on employability, so work is tailored to match and meet industry standards while  adopting industry workflows. We emphasise personal development, encouraging you to work with industry standard software and tools to create artwork.

This course is validated by The Open University

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pound symbol iconFee £7,950 full-time (per academic year) £3,975 part-time (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre Leeds
calendar iconStart Date September 2021
timer iconDuration 1 year full-time, 2 years part time
level iconCourse Code UCAS Course Code: I6M2 Institution code: L21
clock iconStudy Mode Full-time or Part-time