Game Art and Design FdA

University of South Wales

Student rating
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( 4.2) 1727 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE 8C27
Designed with computer games experts, this course provides specialist education to help you succeed in this expanding industry. With expectations for realistic and imaginative graphics and play increasing, you’ll learn how to bring your ideas to life to create the next generation of computer games. As well as gaining technical knowledge, you’ll develop your creative flair and professional skills for employment.

Different course options

Full time | Coleg Gwent (Ebbw Vale) | 2 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

Art & Design
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
26th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
107th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
51st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
2 Years

Computer Games and Animation

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Computer Games and Animation

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Information & Communication technology
27%
Art & Design
25%
Media Studies
15%
Computing
14%
Mathematics
14%

Tuition fees

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£7,500 per year
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£7,500 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£7,500 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£7,500 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£7,500 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£12,300 per year
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How Computer Games Design students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 40 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 50%
3 star 17%
2 star 7%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,727 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 40%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of South Wales
CompUniGuide ranking
107th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
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The University of South Wales (USW) is one of the largest universities in the UK, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. With campuses throughout south Wales, in Pontypridd, Cardiff and Newport, students can enjoy city life, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside. USW Newport is based in the heart of the city centre, USW Cardiff is home to creative industries students and USW Pontypridd is made up of two sites: Treforest and Glyntaff. Students across each location enjoy a busy Students’ Union, with plenty of sports teams, clubs and societies to choose from. There are also Halls of Residence available at each location. There’s plenty of support on offer, from a Careers and Employability Service to a Student Money Advice Team.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

Coleg Gwent (Ebbw Vale)
Waun-Y-Pound Road
Ebbw Vale
Blaenau Gwent
NP23 6GT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ebbw Vale Parkway  1.5 miles away