Why Study Abertay's BA (Hons) in Computer Arts?
This professionally-accredited programme develops your skills and understanding in the diverse domain of digital arts and design through stimulating subjects such as animation, media design, 3D modelling, concept development and character design.
Join a progressive course that equips you with the necessary practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and creative tools you need to explore and build your digital arts and design practice. You’ll lead the design and production of a range of creative content for computer games, digital illustration, concept art, animation, visual effects and much more.
You’ll discover how to develop your critical and contextual understanding of the digital arts and expand your knowledge base. Additional to your menu of lectures and classes, you’ll have opportunities to engage with industry practitioners, attend visiting lectures, participate in masterclasses and receive project mentoring.
Our open-plan studios are designed to cultivate interdisciplinary study. This means you’ll have the opportunity to use cutting-edge technology and entertainment production techniques as you work collaboratively with students in game design, games technology, and sound production.
This degree is accredited by ScreenSkills, the UK Sector Skills Council for Creative Media Industries, and also by TIGA, the trade association representing the UK video games industry.
All of which ensures you’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge you need to develop a successful career in the creative art industries.
Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to study for a games degree. But don't take our word for it:
- UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
- Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback (Guardian University Guide 2021).
- Top 10 UK University for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020).
- Top 20 in the world for Video Games Education (Princeton Review 2022).