Games Art & Design BA (Hons)

University of Brighton

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Course info

UCAS CODE W281
The games market is a growing industry, with the UK gaming market hitting a record £7bn in 2020.This degree is for ambitious students who want to design imagery and assets for innovative new games on a variety of platforms. It will cover aspects of character and environment design with a focus on visual narrative and play.These skills will support students with a background in art and design to excel in this fast-paced field, inspiring and guiding them towards the originality and creativity ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Art & Design
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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65th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
81st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
46th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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 - 88 = 12% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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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
54%
English Literature
20%
Mathematics
16%
Photography
15%
Fashion & Textiles
15%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£13,842 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£13,842 per year
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University of Brighton
CUG ranking
81st
Student rating
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( 3.9)
The University of Brighton is based on the south coast of England, with three campuses in Brighton and one in Eastbourne. The university offers undergraduate degrees in a widespread of subjects from architecture to midwifery to sports science. The emphasis is on putting learning into practice. A large proportion is professional and practice-based, accredited by external organisations. All courses offer work-related learning. Over 94% of Brighton graduates are working, training, or pursuing further study within six months of graduation (2016-17 DLHE). During their time at the University of Brighton, students benefit from opportunities to develop additional experience and skills by joining the university’s professional and entrepreneurial networks, and through live project work and undertaking volunteering.

Where you'll study

University of Brighton

Mithras House Lewes Road Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN2 4AT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  0.2 miles away

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