BA (Hons) Mobile Game Art Production

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Introduction

Gain 3D modelling and art skills relevant to the fast-paced mobile gaming industry with our Mobile Game Art Production degree at ARU Peterborough.

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On our Mobile Game Art Production course you’ll develop art skills relevant to the fast-moving computer games industry. You’ll gain 3D computer games skills including modelling, texturing, and animation, enabling you to create characters, environments and more.

From the very beginning of your studies at ARU Peterborough, you’ll discover how you can use your visual research, creative experimentation, and technical development skills to build a valuable portfolio and help launch your career in the mobile gaming industry when you graduate.

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Specialised facilities

During your Mobile Game Art Production studies, you’ll get to make use of:

  • the latest software and hardware including GameMaker, 3DGameStudio, Unreal Tournament 3 Editor, Adobe Flash and Action Script, Java and C++, Microsoft XNA Game Studio, Visual C# Express, Microsoft Visual Studio, Photoshop, GIMP, 3ds Max, Blender, Fusion, Audacity, Second Life and Unity3D
  • access to our motion capture equipment and HD cameras and Digital SLRs (for HDRI capture).

Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • benefit from a Personal Development Tutor from day one, who's there to support you throughout your time at university
  • make full use of our extensive IT and library resources
  • embrace student life with a broad range of activities, clubs and societies
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.

Careers

81% of the UK computer games industry is educated to at least undergraduate level, rising to 88% for core games production roles in art or programming.

Our Computer Science for Mobile Game Art Production course will equip you with a range of programming skills that will help you stand out with games companies. Or you can consider establishing yourself as a freelance designer – perhaps opening your own independent studio.

At ARU Peterborough you’ll be taught by industry experts from Year 1, making connections and ensuring that you develop relevant employability skills.

Every year, ARU runs and hosts the annual Brains Eden computer games careers event which offers opportunities for professionals and students alike.

We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they can offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn such as work-based projects and live briefs.

Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path, secure jobs, and work experience, or even start your own business.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters. We’re planning a range of postgraduate degrees at ARU Peterborough, and there is a selection of existing courses in Cambridge and Chelmsford, including Computer Games Development (Art) MA.

Graduate Capitals

To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.

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