Our computer arts degrees help you bring characters, spaces and worlds to life for digital animation, games development, app design, or even in the fields of architecture and cybernetics.

So whether you want to produce the latest CGI or VFX for TV shows and movies, work for leading animation studios, break into the indie game industry with your own concepts or make a career in robotics, we have a course for you.

With several of our courses accredited by The Rookies, you'll be getting the very best in teaching, expert insight and facilities. Working with the latest software, you'll form small teams and collaborate as you would in industry to produce incredible projects.

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Careers in
Computer Arts

After graduating from one of our Computer Arts degrees, you'll have the skills and contacts to launch your career in a range of areas such as:

  • Art direction
  • CG artistry and animation for film and games
  • Concept artistry
  • Creative project management
  • Post-production design
  • Pre-production artistry
  • Production artistry
  • Production management
  • 2D and 3D Concept design
  • Serious (Applied) Games development
  • Programming
  • TV and Film Post Production VFX
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Interactive Technologies (VR, AR, MR)
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Interactive Media
  • App Development
  • Web Services
  • Robotics
  • Cybernetics
  • Games and Entertainment
  • Experience Design

At the heart of the action

When you study Computer Arts at UCA, you're perfectly placed to develop your skills and experience ready for a career in the field.

Our games courses are accredited by The Rookies, a leading network for the industry.

Students are located close to the epicentre of the UK's gaming industry, with graduates going on to work for the likes of Creative Assembly, Industrial Light and Magic, Blue Zoo and SuperMassive Games.

UCA's Games Incubator Studio gives graduates who want to break into the indie game market the chance to develop their games and business plans.

Lewis Blythe, BA (Hons) Games Arts

“I grew so much as an artist during my three years at UCA, and really got the opportunity to direct myself and become an independent learner in my final year” Lewis Blythe, BA (Hons) Games Arts

Lewis Blythe, BA (Hons) Games Arts