About the course
Game Art Design at DMU gives you a distinctive mix of creativity, talent and the very latest technology. Accredited by Skillset, the course was the first industry accredited game art design course in England.
Reasons to study Game Art Design at DMU:
Our graduates make the games you play, including Grand Theft Auto V, Aliens vs Predator, Assassin’s Creed 2, Crysis 3, Colin McRae Dirt, Dead Rising 2, F1 2012, F1 Race Stars and Far Cry 3
Benefit from regular guest lectures with professional artists, producers, art directors and studio professionals
Experience first hand what it takes to design successful game content and graduate with a portfolio demonstrating your technical skill and creative talent
Which? University student survey, has highlighted De Montfort University (DMU) as one of the top creative universities in the UK.
There are three distinct themes fully integrated across three years of study:
Game Production covers the practical development of in-game content by exploring character, environment and vehicle design, including industry standard 3D modelling, mapping, materials, rigging and dynamic effects.
Visual Design develops fundamental industry skills such as good drawing and painting, an understanding of anatomy, an appreciation of form, composition and colour theory, using a range of traditional and digital tools and techniques.
Critical Game Studies explores games, popular culture, film, art, technology and the games industry with a unique blend of guest lectures, seminars and social networking.
There are regular guest lectures from professionals including artists, producers, art directors, studio heads and others. Our students are regularly head-hunted by our guests, with internships providing you with a head-start in your career. You’ll graduate with a portfolio demonstrating your capabilities and talents.