|Study location||United Kingdom, Cardiff Campus|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£11,900 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no skill level below 5.5)
For the applicants from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia the result of English exam can be considered.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Your portfolio should demonstrate strong artistic and design abilities. Your portfolio should be a carefully constructed selection of your work, preferably produced during your most recent course of study, and can include any personal work or projects that you feel are relevant to the course. All work should be well organised and presented. You should be prepared to discuss your work at interview as well as any designers, animators and/or artists who have influenced you.
- Interview is a part of admission process
The gaming industry is fast-paced and ever changing. As new
technologies develop, gamers’ expectations and the demand for
realistic, imaginative animation and graphics is getting higher and
higher. Creative professionals with the right technical skills are
needed to create the next generation of computer game art and
The game art and animation degree is a new course building upon our
industry-recognised strength in game art and is accredited by Skillset
as part of the BA (Hons) Computer Animation.
At our ATRiuM campus, you will use the latest industry-standard
equipment and software to create your ideas in a virtual reality. Not
only will you gain the technical skills for a successful career, but
you will develop your creativity and the professional skills needed
for the workplace. There will be an opportunity during your second
year to apply for a place on our exchange programme to study at a
partner institution in China.
Possible Career Options
Graduates have been employed at a range of cutting-edge computer game
studios such as EA Games, Sony (Playstation) Entertainments, Crytek,
Ninja Theory, Rare Microsoft Games Ltd, Rockstar North, Lionhead
Studios, Blitz Games, Climax, Frontier Developments, Travellers Tales
and Kuju Games, to name but a few.
- MA Animation