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3D Character for Games,

BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) 3D Character for Games utilises a range of specialist modules. Contextual and Critical studies will inform and underpin your design development and design principles. Professional modules will enable you to develop your time management and organisational skills in character creation, development, sculpting and digital illustration. The Degree is focused on Skills and portfolio creation to prepare you for employment or self-employment.

The early stages of the programme will embed practical skills in character Design, illustration, animation and analytical skills into the delivery strategy with theoretical exploration underpinning all technical elements. Preparing you for the self-directed Final Project in the third year. As it is anticipated that a large proportion of graduating students will obtain work in the freelance or self-employment areas, there will be a strong emphasis on supporting business and professional skills through the entrepreneur society. You will gain first-hand experience of what it takes to design successful game characters, illustrations and graduate with a portfolio demonstrating your technical skill and creative talent.

The Aim of this award is to produce graduates who have the specific skills to work in the gaming industry as Computer Games Animators, Computer Games 3D Modellers (Character Creation) or Computer Games 3D Concept / Graphic Artists. The students’ skills will allow the students to work within environments ranging from Character Creation (Design, Concept and Modelling), Animations (Character Animations and Motion Capture) to Character Design (Concept, Design and Presentation) using industry standards.

Skills and Knowledge Developed: The programme covers character design, digital illustration, graphic novels, animation, sculpting, live briefs, texturing, and games production. It provides a broad study of character art and illustration, with an emphasis on innovation, design and creativity rather than the programming and technical aspects. The focus is employment and marketplace driven projects, with regular critique sessions with your peers and members of the games team. In addition, our staff include industry experts who know exactly what is required for a career in games and illustration industries. Our facilities include dedicated games rooms including i7 PCs installed with current games development environments, state-of-the-art 3D graphics cards, Unreal Engine 4, Autodesk Maya, and Mudbox. Ensuring you have access to the tools you need to create a high quality portfolio of work ready to impress potential employers.

This programme will produce graduates skilled in a broad range of specialist areas, progression will be through direct entry into the industry or through further study at post graduate level.

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This programme will produce graduates skilled in a broad range of specialist areas, progression will be through direct entry into the industry or through further study at post graduate level.

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