Middlesex University

Course Introduction

.BA 3D Animation and Games provides the artistic and technical skills you will need to build a career in either the Animation or Games Industry, with a specialist focus in the fields of Virtual Reality, Character Art / Environment Art, 3D Animation and Game Development. It is a multi'disciplinary programme focused on cutting edge artistic developments in CGI.

**Why study BA 3D Animation and Games at Middlesex University?**

You will operate in an active studio environment using the latest industry standard software and techniques. With close proximity to Central London, there are many exciting opportunities at your fingertips. You will benefit from industry links and real'world briefs set by industry practitioners.

The course is well resourced with fantastic facilities ' you will have access to over 60 workstations equipped with the latest software including Maya, Z'Brush, Unreal Engine, Unity, Substance Painter, 3D Coat, Cinema 4D, Arnold, V'Ray and Abobe Suite. It also has comprehensive Virtual Reality support with access to HTC Vive Headsets, Oculus Rift Consumer Version, Playstation VR and Gear VR, as well as the dedicated use of a Vicon Motion Capture Suite

We focus on individual talents to ensure your portfolio is exceptional and unique. Graduates from the course have found employment in high profile Games studios such as Cloud Imperium Games and Rockstar, animation boutiques such as Treat Studios and Blue Zoo, as well as 3D pre'visualization studios such as Red and Grey Ltd.

**Course highlights**

Unlike many equivalent degrees at other universities, we focus on improving your draughtsmanship alongside technical training, an important skill for 3D artists. Life drawing is a weekly part of the course.

You will be taught and assessed by award'winning practitioners as well as academics with research interests in 3D graphics and games

A four week live project, where industry practitioners set briefs that reflect the most contemporary and emergent practices in the field

At the end of your degree, you will exhibit your work at our Degree Show and have the opportunity to showcase your talents to creative industry employers at Motion Picture Company, Soho

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course Modules

Year 1:

From Pencil to Pixel (30 credits) – Compulsory

Introduction to Animation and Creative Workshops (90 credits) – Compulsory

Year 2 :

Animation Practice and Creative Workshops (90 credits) – Compulsory

Animation and Digital Cultures (30 credits) – Compulsory

Year 3:

Major Projects and Professional Portfolio Development (90 credits) – Compulsory

Critical and Contextual Research Proposition Essay (30 credits) – Compulsory

Start Date:

10/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,000 Overseas Fees