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BA(Hons) Games Design and Animation (Top-Up)

The BA (Hons) Games Design and Animation (Top-Up) offers students the opportunity to gain a degree in this field, after successful completion of a level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area. The course offers a project-based learning experience, with a key focus on practical assignments and industry standard workflows.

The course is structured around industry focused assignments and has a mixture of both team-based projects and solo projects with the end goal of creating an exciting and rich portfolio to take to professional interviews upon graduation. The course will allow students to specialise in Game Art or Game Design and tailor their practical project work according to their career pathway.

The creative media workshops and classrooms are equipped with top of the range industry standard equipment, allowing students to work on super-fast PC’s with RTX graphics cards, double monitor setup and a range of other hardware such as VR equipment drawing tablets and 4K televisions so you can follow lectures in crisp and clear detail. The Creative Media department also has access to a state-of-the-art render farm and our own private network meaning downloads are super-fast and software updates are instantaneous meaning you are never behind with the software available to you.

Course Information

  • Awarding Body

    University of Hull

  • Ucas Code


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Modules study include:

• GDA601: Specialist Contextual Investigation
• GDA602: Studio Practice
• GDA603: Final Major Project
• GDA604: Professional Practice

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time

• Practical Projects
• Research Essays

Successful completion of a level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area.


Apply or enquire about this course

To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via telephone or emailing us.

  • Course code: W6G7
  • Institution code: N64
  • Campus name: University Centre Doncaster
  • Campus code: D

Apply on the Ucas website Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7474

Course Fees

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example:

• Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies)
• Printing and photocopying
• Trips and enhancement opportunities

If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information about our course fees and available financial support, visit our Higher Education Fees and Finance section

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details