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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Computer Games Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MA 3D Games Art has a strong focus on preparing you for working in the industry through technical implementation of creative digital artwork for games. The course has been designed by current staff and industry professionals with a wide variety of professional experience in the games industry in the UK and internationally.

You have access to state-of-the-art facilities including high-specification, dual-screen computers with graphics tablets as standard as well as specialized learning spaces such as Cintiq studios, green screen and photography facilities and a motion capture studio. You also benefit from a brand-new VR development studio and drawing studios, scanners and light boxes for more traditional art development. You can attend free life drawing classes every week during term time. The course in informed by regular consultations with games studios such as Cloud Imperium Games to ensure our teaching practices are reflective of current industry trends.

Career opportunities:

We prepare you for a career in industry. In addition to your taught classes, we create opportunities for you to meet and network with our industry partners through events such as our Expo Series, which showcases student work to industry. ExpoTees is the pinnacle of the Expo Series with over 100 businesses from across the UK coming to the campus to meet our exceptional students, with a view to recruitment.

Many of our graduates in the game’s art area are working at a variety of studios including Ubisoft, Supermassive Games, Creative Assembly, Splash Damage, and Sumo Digital.

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 16 months | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

16 months

Start date

JAN-20

Modules

Game graphics continue to increase in complexity, but the need for optimised assets continues. You explore the production of efficient and effective game-ready art assets that meet the high visual expectations of users and the technical limitations of various game platforms, such as consoles, mobile and pc. You focus on model topology, texel density, and shader network optimization. You also explore UV and textures as a tile-able and reusable resource.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants normally have a first degree in related discipline (2.2 minimum) or relevant experience or equivalent qualifications.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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