Video Game Digital Art BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Video Game Digital Art BA (Hons)

The BA Video Game Art undergraduate degree course responds to the growing demand for skilled, team-orientated, reflexive graduate professionals ready to succeed.

Interactive entertainment and video games development are key sectors for contemporary culture, economic growth and employment locally in the Midlands, nationally and globally.

This accelerated two-year course offers a studio simulation in our on-campus lab, which will take place over the summer term of the course. The workplace simulation approach of our School of Games, Film and Animation has been champi...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

2 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Location

Curzon Building Campus

Application Details

Course Code

W642

Institution Code

B25

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

Excluding subjects General Studies & Critical Thinking A maximum of 4 subjects are considered. These can be other A/S Levels (as long in a different subject) A-Levels or Level 3 equivalents.

UCAS Tariff

120

Please visit: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/student-info/offer-making-strategy for more information about contextual offers.

Scottish Higher

Achieve a minimum of 120 tariff points achieved in either five Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of grades BBBCC is required. Where a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers have been taken you must achieve grades of CC in two Advanced Highers plus grades of CC in two Highers.

Access to HE Diploma

Pass with 60 credits overall. At least 45 credits at Level 3 with 20 credits at merit or distinction Information, Communication Technology and Business subjects preferred but other subjects also considered

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

Obtain a minimum of 28 points overall For students who do not already hold a GCSE in English Language at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not literature) English A - Grade 4 or above or English B - Grade 5 from the IB Diploma will be accepted For students who do not already hold a GCSE in Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level Maths, grade 5 or above from the IB Diploma will be accepted

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Pass the Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 120 tariff points, achieved in five Higher level subjects. This must include English Language and Maths taken at either Ordinary Level (minimum grade O1-O4 (or A-C/A1-C3)) or Higher level minimum grade H1/H7 (or A-D / A1-D3 up to and including 2016

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language or English Literature and GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above. If you do not have these or are not undertaking them, we accept other Level 2 equivalents, or we may ask you to pass BCU's GCSE equivalency tests.

HNC (BTEC)

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

DDM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

AS

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications (AS Levels must be in different subject to A-Levels) to obtain 120 pts

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DDM

Scottish Advanced Higher

Achieve a minimum of 120 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where three Advanced Highers have been taken achieve a minimum of grades CCC Where a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers have been taken you must achieve (grades of CC in two Advanced Highers plus grades of CC in two Highers).

Extended Project

Must be in a topic related to the degree subject being applied for Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

HND (BTEC)

Pearson BTEC Certificate (QCF)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Pearson BTEC 90-Credit Diploma (QCF)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

Considered with a maximum of 3 other Level 3 qualifications to obtain 120 pts

Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

See level 3 entry under Irish Leaving Certificate for full details

T Level

M

in Digital Production, Design and Development or Craft and Design

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £11,100
EU, International £17,710

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