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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Computer Games Design

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

This course is aimed at creative graduates who want to develop their skills to work in the exciting area of games design. You develop specialist skills to produce real-time game art with the latest 3D software used within the industry. The entire course, in terms of both content and approach, is geared towards turning you into an employable games designer/artist within a vibrant national and international industry.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in the games industry.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Game Design Futures (15 Credits) - Core
Professional Portfolio Development (30 Credits) - Core
Game Asset Development (30 Credits) - Core
Creative Media Research And Development Proposal (30 Credits) - Core
Creative Media Professional Practice Project (30 Credits) - Core
Creative Media Masters Project (30 Credits) - Core
Game Design Practice (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a second class honours degree or above in a, traditional art or design, digital art, digital media, games design, multimedia or a related subject. We expect you to be artistic and motivated to produce high quality game art. You must also demonstrate that you have an appropriate level of skill in art or design by presenting previous work, show-reels or portfolios.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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