Institute for the Creative Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Game Art and Visual Design

AD6-03-19

Course details

This degree programme has been developed in response to the increased demand for trained artists and designers who are able to produce rich, interactive experiences by developing conceptual visual graphics for digital games. Learners further their skills in drawing and illustration – the basis for the eventual development of game art.

They acquire grounding in essential art and design principles, as well as computer-generated design, and concurrently receive a basic knowledge of related theory, analysis and practice. This includes game design, psychology of play, user interface (UI), narrative study, digital imaging, 3D-modelling and animation. In their final year, learners are encouraged to team up with those reading for the degree in Interactive Media, in order to create fully working games.

Dan il-programm fil-livell tal-baċellerat ġie żviluppat bi tweġiba għad-domanda dejjem tiżdied għal artisti u disinjaturi mħarrġa li jistgħu jipproduċu esperjenzi rikki u interattivi billi jiżviluppaw grafiċi viżivi kunċettwali għal-logħob diġitali. L-istudenti jkomplu jiżviluppaw il-ħiliet tagħhom fit-tpinġija u l-illustrazzjoni – il-bażi għall-iżvilupp eventwali tal-arti tal-logħob.

Huma għandhom jiksbu bażi tajba fil-prinċipji essenzjali tal-arti u d-disinn, kif ukoll fid-disinn iġġenerat mill-kompjuter, u fl-istess ħin jirċievu għarfien bażiku ta’ teorija, analiżi u prattika relatati. Dan jinkludi d-disinn tal-logħob, il-psikoloġija tal-logħob, l-interfaċċa tal-utent (UI), l-istudju tan-narrattiva, l-immaġni diġitali, l-immudellar tridimensjonali u l-animazzjoni, Fl-aħħar sena tagħhom, l-istudenti jiġu mħeġġa sabiex jissieħbu mal-istudenti tad-degree fl-Interactive Media, sabiex joħolqu logħob li jaħdem b’mod sħiħ.

Level 6

3 years full-time

includes Live Cases

MCAST Advanced Diploma in Art and Design
or
MCAST Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design and Interactive Media
or
2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes
Compulsory A-Level: Art, or Art and Design, or equivalent

Applicants may be asked to sit for an interview and/or present their Portfolio