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What will I learn?

On this course you’ll have access to the right tools to kick-start your career in 3D Games Art. We have purpose bought, up-to-date hardware and use industry standard software, ensuring everything you learn is current and relevant. Taught by industry experts and split between our High Wycombe and BNU teaching base at Pinewood Studios, you’ll study this dynamic course in the heart of a world-renowned working studio. **Why study this subject?**The global gaming market is one that continues to expand, and with this so do job opportunities. Gaming offers a world of opportunity and with the right skills and abilities, 3D Games Art can help you kick-start a rewarding and creative career.You could work for companies like Epic Games, Nintendo or Sony, or perhaps set up your own independent company to pursue your passion. Your love of gaming together with your creative and modelling skills could see you in numerous roles - from 3D Artist and Animator to Environmental Artist or Technical Animator.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**At Buckinghamshire New University we focus on preparing you for work in the industry, helping you to stand out to employers when you graduate. With the right teaching and learning opportunities, it’s possible to turn your passion for gaming into a rewarding and successful career.Led by our enthusiastic and dedicated team of industry-savvy practitioners and experienced academics, you will have the freedom to explore all areas of 3D Games Art. During your time with us you may also get direct access to guest lectures and can benefit from live project briefs, master classes, and plenty of networking opportunities.On this dynamic course you’ll have access to all the software you need to bring your ideas to life, in our state-of-the-art computer labs. You’ll could also find yourself working at our BNU teaching base at Pinewood Studios. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge you need for your future, all whilst studying right in the heart of the famous creative hub.Our Small group sizes enable staff and students to work together as a friendly and collaborative community of learners. It also means you’ll benefit from more one to one support with your lecturer. **What facilities can I use?**We’ve made sure you have access to industry-standard equipment, which we review yearly to ensure we are producing industry-ready graduates. During your studies you will work in our Computer Labs and have access to specialist software, some of which includes:State-of-the-art Motion Capture EquipmentUnreal EngineUnityMaya3DS MaxSubstance SuiteZbrushAmongst a range of other software.Whilst studying with us you will also use our BucksAnywhere web service, which provides access to many of the software applications you use for learning and studying. BucksAnywhere can be used from your own device or from a University owned PC or laptop, from any location.**What will I study?**The focus of this course is on professional workflows for creating 3D assets such as characters, props and environments. You will learn how to export and set these up in a games engine and learn the fundamentals of interactivity and gameplay elements. The course has been intentionally designed to be flexible, to allow you as a student to select and pursue your own specialism within the field.You’ll undertake individual and project work, having the opportunity to take a set industry style project and a creative project to develop your specialist skills and build an industry ready portfolio.This course is offered as a four-year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development n

Which department am I in?

School of Creative And Digital Industries

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 15,441) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Buckinghamshire New University

Queen Alexandra Road,

High Wycombe,

Buckinghamshire,

HP11 2JZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have ACT with a score of approximately 24 are considered.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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