Bournemouth University: Computer Games Art (MA)

InstitutionBournemouth University View institution profile
Department National Centre for Computer Animation
Telephone 01202 961916
Study type Taught


This dynamic course is designed to prepare students with an undergraduate qualification in the arts with the tools they'll need for using their creative skills in the fast-moving and exciting world of computer games development. The course is designed with industry practice at its heart and academic rigor to support your development. Game development pipelines will be explored and you'll become familiar with the development process. You'll also develop your expertise in the design and creation of the assets required to construct a fully-fledged game for a variety of platforms. Design, illustration, 3D modelling and animation all form the framework of the course, and you'll learn in an open environment on your own dedicated computer using the latest industry-standard development tools. You'll work on individual and group projects, having the opportunity to collaborate with other students across related disciplines within our Faculty of Media and Communication and the National Centre of Computer Animation (NCCA).

1 course option

Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree; 2:1 or above, or equivalent in any Arts based discipline. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.


Master’s project.


Modules include: computer animation principles; computer games techniques; computer games principles and techniques; moving image and practice and theory; group project; personal inquiry; Master’s project.

Location Talbot Campus
Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
BH12 5BB


EU 8000 GBP for Whole course
England 8000 GBP for Whole course
Northern Ireland 8000 GBP for Whole course
Scotland 8000 GBP for Whole course
Wales 8000 GBP for Whole course
Channel Islands 8000 GBP for Whole course
International 15000 GBP for Whole course

Bournemouth University


Why BU?
We offer an extensive range of postgraduate taught courses, as well as doctoral opportunities. If you study at BU, you’re choosing be fully prepared for professional practice, to gain industry accreditation and to take advantage of the placement opportunities available on some courses.

At BU we value excellence, achievement, authenticity, creativity and responsibility, but we also believe in having fun and making new friends. A further benefit of being a part of our postgraduate community is its sheer diversity – our staff and students come from over 100 countries and our outlook is truly global. Our ...

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