Throughout the course you will engage with high profile industry representatives such as Chris Crawford, Mitch Phillips (Art Director at Ninja Theory) and Joshua and Maxwell Scott-Slade (Founders of acclaimed indie studio JohnnyTwoShoes).
MA Moving Image and Sound provides a logical progression for BA Games Art and Design students. All NUA undergraduates receive a tuition fee discount if they choose to continue with their postgraduate studies at NUA.
Watch an interview with BAFTA award winning graduate Sophia George.
Recent graduates have progressed to positions as Games Designers and Artists in companies such as Electronic Arts, Jagex, Frontier, Blitz, Climax and on SFX for films such as the Harry Potter series and Prince of Persia. Potential jobs include:
At NUA we covered 2D and 3D content creation using up- to-date software relevant to the games industry. NUA gave me a really solid foundation in understanding the game development process and emphasised the importance of collaboration.
To be appointed as the first V&A Games Designer in Residence is incredible recognition of everything I’ve worked so hard for – from Dare to be Digital through winning a BAFTA to launching Tick Tock Toys, it has been an incredible journey and one which began at NUA.
Games Designer in Residence
NUA offered the resources to expand my knowledge of how video games are constructed. Being given the freedom to try every medium allowed me to specialise in a certain area of the game industry and turn my knowledge and understanding into a career.
3D Environment Artist
Sony Computer Entertainment
At NUA I had the freedom to choose how I wanted my skills to develop. Managing my own time and setting my own project briefs in Year Three meant that I could focus on a specific skill set which I now use at work today. It is such a creative atmosphere for collaboration.
For more advice about careers in games visit the Creative Skillset website.
For more advice about careers in games visit the TIGA website.