What will I learn?

Overview

Our Game Art & Animation studio is fully equipped with high spec PCs featuring industry standard software such as Autodesk Maya, Motion builder, Toon Boom and Adobe Suite, as well as MAC facilities.

We have a dedicated Game Art and Animation technician who is part of a wider team from the Digital Arts Centre. Our technicians are friendly and always there to help students with equipment and software. You can also hire out professional film/sound equipment, graphics tablets, lightboxes and other kit, as well as booking sound and video studios, including a state-of-the-art Film studio with Green Screen for VFX. Excellent industry links include our panel of award-winning talent from our region (Dice Productions, Yaminations, Second Home Studios and Exient), who provide support and real-world experience.

Close collaboration with the Computer Games Design & Development course gives you the chance to gain a valuable understanding of how games are engineered, as well as experiencing teamwork opportunities mirroring industry practice.

Key features

  • Students have access to the Motion Performance Centre where they will experience directing motion capture shoots before processing data for use in animated film or game engines.
  • Stop Motion Studios with Dragon Frame, camera and lighting rigs.
  • Live Projects with Industry Briefs for animation and game development.
  • Learn wide ranging practical skills including concept generation, character design and development, 3d modelling, CGI animation, digital 2d animation, digital sculpting and UI design.
  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree.

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Which department am I in?

School of Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,100.00 (US$ 18,030) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Henwick Grove,

Worcester,

Worcestershire,

WR2 6AJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have US High School Diploma with an overall GPA of 2.6 plus one of the following: SAT I with a minimum of 1650 (550+ in each element) or SAT after March 2016, with each compulsory SAT or session of 600+ or ACT Composite Score of 22 or above and one of the following: 2 AP Subjects with a score of 3+ or 3 SAT Subject Tests with a minimum score of 550 in each subject or 2 SAT Subject Tests after March 2016 with a minimum score of 570 in each subject or a combination of AP Subjects and SAT Subjects.

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

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