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  Games Art and Design - MA


University of Hertfordshire    School of Creative Arts

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Computer Science (8) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Unleash your creativity with the MA in Games Art and Design at Herts, the UK's top-ranked Games Development School. This programme is designed to elevate your skills to a professional level, offering a blend of online and on-campus learning options. Dive into the world of games art and design, exploring theoretical concepts and practical applications while honing your creative vision. With a focus on real-time rendering and aesthetic decisions, you'll be prepared to excel in the dynamic games industry. The course structure includes enquiry-led project work, seminars, and workshops, fostering independent thinking and collaborative learning. Stand out in the industry with a commercial-standard portfolio and gain valuable work experience through live external briefs. Whether you're a specialist or a generalist, this programme equips you with the skills needed to thrive in roles such as modelers, designers, and artists. Join us and be part of a vibrant postgraduate community dedicated to pushing the boundaries of games art and design.

About the course

Why choose Herts?

  • Excellent reputation: Ranked 1st in the UK as Top Games Development School (10th worldwide), 1st for Games Design & Development Production Excellence (Rookies World School Rankings® 2020) and 1st in the UK for Animation and Game Design (Guardian UK League Table 2023). Winners of the Outstanding Graduate of the Year (Computer Games Technology) and Outstanding Postgraduate of the Year (TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2022)
  • Employment prospects: Graduates work for most major games' companies including BAFTA winning UK games studio Creative Assembly, Frontier, Splash Damage, Guerrilla Games, Epic Games and Rare.
  • Industry-related learning: There are work related learning opportunities on this course, all students complete a live external brief provided by a major games studio as part of their coursework.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2.2 degree in a relevant field (exceptionally, applicants with degrees in non-related subjects may be considered) plus an online portfolio which demonstrates an appropriate level of relevant skills. Accreditation of professional experience may be possible for practitioners without a degree.


Fees

UK Students
Full time: £9450 for the 2024/2025 academic year
Part time: £790 per 15 credits for the 2024/2025 academic year

EU/International Students
Full time: £16450 for the 2024/2025 academic year
Part time: £1370 per 15 credits for the 2024/2025 academic year

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