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Digital Graphics for Games Production BA Hons
Course Outline

The BA (Hons) degree in Digital Graphics for Games Production provides an ideal opportunity to explore the technical skills and software associated with graphic design, animation and games production

You'll also explore how these subjects and associated skills are converging in industries at the cutting edge of global collaborative technologies.

About the course

Over 3 years you'll explore design concepts and practice through units in graphic design, games development and design and animation. Alongside, you will study how 3D, UI/UX and mobile apps production are impacting on design. At the end of each year there's the opportunity to produce a project in your own chosen subject area.

Additionally, you will be taught how to manage your own business in an industry which is becoming increasingly reliant on freelancing. You will also study digital marketing and how this rapidly-developing field can help build your own business as well as how you could work in an organisation producing relevant content.

The BA (Hons) in Digital Graphics for Games Production is taught at our ultra-modern City Hub campus providing access to professional equipment, studio spaces and Adobe Creative Suite along with other relevant software. You will also have numerous opportunities to engage with other students preparing to get into the creative industries and work in response to industry briefs.

What you will cover:

Year 1 (Level 4) modules:

  • Visual imagery

  • Stories in games and interactive media

  • Interactive design

  • Games asset creation

Year 2 (Level 5) modules:

  • Graphics for apps and games

  • Animation production

And choose two from:

  • Games asset production

  • App development

  • 3D production or

  • Coding for games production

Year 3 (Level 6) modules:

  • Dissertation

  • Advanced skills in interactive design

  • Independent project

You will be based at our City Hub campus for this course, we have open days throughout the year for students to come and view our facilities here as well as learn more about the courses themselves.

Open day information is available on the Nottingham College Website.

If you want to apply for this course please click on the button to the right!

Institution Code: N30 / UCAS code: GAM3

Your Course Leader:

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Richard Irwin


Course Leader Access Games & Development, BA (Hons) Digital Media Design & OU Digital Graphics for Games

Every course has a member of staff who will be your main point of contact as they are designated in roles of course leaders. However, each department is very much a team and therefore all staff across the media & photography department will be available to help and support you through your studies. To find out more about our staff across our media & photography department then please

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