Teesside University

Teesside University

Concept Art for Games and Animation

This course focuses on games and animation but is also suitable for students interested in related areas such as film, comics and illustration; the programme covers specialist areas: character design, environment design and storytelling; students also focus on core drawing skills including regular life drawing classes; the course concludes with a final project: we support students to create a brief that enables them to specialise in their chosen area of interest.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.2 degree (or above) or significantly documented relevant industry experience and a portfolio of appropriate illustrated work of a good standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Character and environment design; concept art practice; drawing for concept artists; project; visual story telling; project.

Assessment methods

You are assessed through the production of a portfolio of creative work and a written report. Feedback is given during lectures and tutorials, and using online methods.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,590 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,590 per Whole course (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 10,950 per Whole course (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

Admissions Administrator, School of Computing
Telephone number: 
01642 342639