The UK is one of the leading global centres of the games industry and is recognised as a dynamic birthplace for new ideas and emerging talent.
Located less than ten miles from the country’s largest games hub in Guildford, and right on London’s doorstep, our Computer Games Arts course offers students a wealth of opportunity and expertise in the rapidly growing computer games arts field.
You’ll join a vibrant community of practitioners that actively seeks creative challenges, embraces experimentation and encourages independent thinking.
Supported by our team of experienced lecturers and practitioners, you’ll study a balance of theory and practice in a series of key topics covering art skills and observational drawing.
You’ll also learn industry methodologies such as Agile Development and sketchbook development, completing a major project demonstrating a working game environment, and creating an extensive and bespoke portfolio.
Our students have access to outstanding industry software such as Autodesk, Maya, Quixel Suite, Zbrush, Unity3D, XNA, Adobe CC, a sound production studio with Pro Tools, 3D rapid prototyping, film and animation facilities. You’ll also have access to production cameras, workshops and digital editing studios.
Whether your ambition is to become a games concept artist, designer, 3D modeller or concept/texture artist, our Computer Games Arts degree offers you the perfect springboard into the industry.
Using the skills gained with us, our graduates have progressed into employment in both AAA console titles and indie games development (PC, iOS and Android), in the fastest growing and most exciting sectors in the digital creative industries.
UCA’s Computer Games Arts degree has access to some of the biggest names in industry including Sony, EA, Super Massive Games, Ubisoft, and Rebellion.
This course has changed it's title for 2019 entry, to find out more about the 2019 course please see the BA (Hons) Games Art course page.