Foundation Degree Games Art and Design

Start Date: 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Aberdare

Course Information

This course is designed with computer games experts and will provide a specialist education to help you succeed in this expanding industry.

With realistic and imaginative graphics, and player numbers increasing, you will learn how to bring your ideas to life and how to create the next generation of computer games.

What Will I Learn?

Games Design, Drawing and Movement of Games, Rules of Gaming, Game Engines and Digital Video Game Culture

Entry Requirements

Applications to the course will be considered on an individual basis. Typical entry requirements are detailed below but if you don’t meet these criteria, then your work and life experiences will be takin into consideration.

A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit, DD at A level, DE grades at A level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate, Access to HE where you have achieved a pass


Continuous assessments (practical)


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.

Additional Fee Notes

No applications from overseas non-EU students

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Career Progression

  • Progression onto the final year of the University of South Wales’s BA (Hons) Game Art or BA (Hons) Computer Games Design where you’ll have the opportunity to hone you skills in a specific area.

Potential Careers

Career Info

  • Programmer or software development professional

    Average salary: £31,044

  • Web design or development professional

    Average salary: £25,916


Programmers and software development professionals design, develop, test, implement and maintain software systems in order to meet the specifications and business objectives of the information system; they also design and develop specialist software e.g. for computer games.

Entry Requirements

Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.


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