Course Comparison

Course BA (Hons) 3D Design BA (Hons) Game Arts and Design
Award Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons) Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Art, Design and Architecture School of Art, Design and Architecture
Entry requirements

A level
A minimum of two A levels, general studies accepted.    

International Baccalaureate 
A total of 28 points overall.   

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DDM (any subject, preferably Art and Design).

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Student Recruitment and Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information, we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All access courses
Pass a named Access to HE Diploma with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction.

GCSE
Mathematics and English Language grade C.

Other
Satisfactory presented portfolio required. Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Applicants must share a portfolio with us.

We would like to see examples of your work if you have them, such as: 
  • a portfolio of drawings, sketches, character designs or game design
  • computer-based and online work: algorithmic artworks, web pages, games, blogs etc.- media: video, photographs, sound pieces, music.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to new media/digital production or interactive arts.

A level 
A minimum of 2 A levels, General Studies accepted.

International Baccalaureate
28 points.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM. 

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information, we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All access courses
Pass a named Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferably art and design or combined), with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction. 

GCSE
Mathematics and English Language grade C.

Other
Equivalent qualifications may be considered.


For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.