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Bachelor of Creative Technologies - Game Art

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Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

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Create beautiful environments and characters and use these assets to develop immersive experiences to share with people in an industry that is bigger than the music and movie sectors put together.

The games industry is absolutely massive – which makes it incredibly lucrative. Step ahead of the competition with a Bachelor of Creative Technologies in Game Art, where you'll be devising and creating your own interactive stories, digital illustrations, concept art and games. By the time you've finished your degree, you'll have collaborated with other game artists and programmers alike to develop your very own creation at industry-level.

Career & Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Game Art career paths include:

  • Game Artist
  • Modeller
  • Texture Artist
  • Technical Director
  • Art Director

If you're serious about fast-tracking your way into this multi-million dollar global industry, make a beeline to our dedicated course that we've specially designed to mirror the industry environment. You'll work alongside lecturers with industry experience; all of whom can give you industry insights. Over three years, this course will help you develop your artistic style and technical skills through a combination of traditional art practices and the use of industry-standard software.

In you final year, you'll be collaborating with a group of artists and programmers on a major game project, just like you will in the real world. With this portfolio and experience in your back pocket, you'll have the necessary skills to enter the industry, either in a game studio or as an indie developer.

Entry criteria

Minimum qualification of NCEA University Entrance or equivalent, such as CIE or IB University Entrance, or, level 4 or higher Qualification from a related discipline.

Portfolio Requirements: General Portfolio (3D models or visualisations favoured)

You'll need to prove you have sufficient English language skills in order to complete this course. We'll be looking for Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 (minimum) with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent qualification if English is not your first language.

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