Games Art & Design BA (Hons)

Norwich University of the Arts

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Course info

UCAS CODE WL21
BA (Hons) Games Art & Design is Creative Skillset accredited, part of the PlayStation® First Academic Development Programme, and holds Apple University Developer Status. Through workshops and practical projects, you will master industry standard game engines to create assets using 2D and 3D game development software, explore the art of making games, analyse their artistic and cultural value and gain a critical appreciation of the diverse mainstream and indie sectors. Our media labs equipped ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
3rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Design Studies

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 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Design Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
57%
Photography
21%
Graphic Communication
21%
English Literature
17%
Media Studies
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
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£15,900 per year
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£15,900 per year
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Latest Computer Games Design reviews

Computer Games Design
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Oliver
06 Jan 20

Games Art & Design (including Year 0) BA (Hons)

My university experience has been very positive so far, I've had little doubts about the course and the direction I'm...
SR
Student Reviewer
06 Jan 20

Games Art & Design (including Year 0) BA (Hons)

I have enjoyed it a lot and it is stressful yet rewarding, I need a lot of help and although sometimes I am frustrated...

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How Computer Games Design students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 96 reviews

5 star 59%
4 star 36%
3 star 3%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 908 reviews

5 star 47%
4 star 43%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Norwich University of the Arts
CompUniGuide ranking
77th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) was founded more than 175 years’ ago and to this today provides students with excellent teaching and industry-relevant qualifications across a wide range of arts subjects, including design and media. The university has won awards in recognition of its teaching standards, including being presented with a gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. As a specialist university covering art courses, NUA has adopted a contemporary and forward-thinking approach to teaching the arts. A condensed student body of around 2,500 students has access to cutting-edge facilities and strong support in their chosen field. NUA’s Games Art and Design course has a well-earned reputation internationally for creating successful games artists, with many graduates seeing recognition for their work across major titles around the world.

Where you'll study

Norwich University of the Arts

Francis House 3-7 Redwell Street Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 4SN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Norwich  0.3 miles away

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