Games Art & Animation (BA Hons)

The BA (Hons) degree in Games Art and Animation provides invaluable grounding to embark on a career within the ever developing computer games industry.

From the outset, through experimentation and the development of original ideas, the creation of 2D and 3D game assets, environments, characters and animations is at the centre of course but underpinned by theory and academic study .

Students will be working with industry-standard creative software and game engines used by developers throughout the world preparing them realistically for a successful career ahead.


Year 1
Toolkit for Success
Drawing Skills for Concept Art
2D Animation Production
Practical Skills for Computer Games
3D Modelling for Computer Games
Computer Games Studies

Year 2
Understanding the Computer Games Industry
Advanced Skills Computer Games Studies
3D Character Modelling and Animation
3D Games Environments
Game Level Production
Advanced Computer Games Studies

Year 3
Your Promotional Portfolio
Industry Investigation
Industry Pitch
Live Brief
Major Production

Entry Requirements
64 UCAS Points
All offers are subject to an interview and creative pitch.


UCAS code I630
Awarded by Staffordshire University
Location – LMA (Duke Street Campus, Liverpool L1 5AP)
Duration – 3 Years
Fee – 2019/20 New Entrants, Full Time. Home and EU students: £8500 per year of study
Course start – September 2019