Game Art Foundation Degree

Get ready to delve into the exciting world of video games with our new Game Art Foundation Degree. You will explore prop creation, game environment creation, modular assets, high polygon sculpture and character art as you learn to create assets in a variety of workflows and styles. Work alongside peers to ensure your projects reflect industry practice.

About the course

Explore current art trends and technological updates ensuring you stay updated with industry game art changes. You will learn how to critically analyse artwork and engage through your own game art creations.To reflect industry practice we promote the use of agile workflows and industry events such as Game Jams and Game Societies.

As you progress through this course you will work across a wide range of projects, developing the workflows required to create game-ready assets. You will create environments and props and will sculpt realistic game characters. Additionally, you’ll learn how to implement these assets into a game engine, bringing your creations to life.

We emphasise employability so your studies will be tailored to meet industry standards and adopt industry workflows. You will use professional software and tools to create game art and will render high-quality images for use within your professional portfolio.

This course is validated by Leeds City College

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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 2 years full-time, 4 years part time
level iconCourse Code UCAS Course Code: I710 Institution code: L21
clock iconStudy Mode Full-time or Part-time