BSc Program in Art Studies in Africa

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Art Studies

A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an academic degree that combines general coursework with specialized classes that prepare students with the knowledge and skills to begin a career. A degree can be earned in a variety of subjects and takes an average of four years to complete.

 

Programs in the Arts range from philosophy to English, vocal performance to instrumental performance, and even culinary arts or fashion. The thread that connects arts programs is that they all have to do with creative learning.

An African educational adventure can be exciting since the continent's rich traditional heritage is so vital to the culture. Africans legendary hospitality is welcoming to strangers and its multiethnic cities so exciting with its African music, dance and arts, both traditional and modern, constitute whole other worlds of application and delight; and there is a couple of esthetic experiences wherever you go to compare and contrast with the color, swirl, smell, and sounds of an African market.

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BSc in Stage Engineering & Automation with Foundation [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

Each year we see increasingly spectacular and complex live events that push the boundaries of creativity and engineering. The live music industry is at the forefront of cutting edge engineering solutions ensuring audiences receive the same wow factor that they get from Hollywood blockbusters in the cinema. This Stage Engineering and Automation course aims to equip students with the necessary skills and experience to work on a variety of events... [+]

Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Stage Engineering & Automation with Foundation - BSc (Hons) [Backstage Academy] Each year we see increasingly spectacular and complex live events that push the boundaries of creativity and engineering. The live music industry is at the forefront of cutting edge engineering solutions ensuring audiences receive the same wow factor that they get from Hollywood blockbusters in the cinema. This Stage Engineering and Automation course aims to equip students with the necessary skills and experience to work on a variety of events in a range of roles from design to build, operation and maintenance. From stage construction and scenic finishes, to temporary and demountable structures, motion control and project management this course will introduce you to a range of core techniques and processes involved in stage engineering and automation. About the course Backstage Academy is based at the largest production rehearsal studio facility in Europe, LS-Live. In the last 12 months many renowned artists and bands have kept the studios busy, including Lionel Ritchie, One Direction, Ollie Murs, Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Swedish House Mafia and Sigur Ros. It is not just live music that finds a home at LS-Live, film and television companies such as the BBC and ITV, brands like Jaguar, Aston Martin Racing and Monster Energy, all use the studios to assist them achieve their production requirements. The site is also home to LS-Live’s award winning stage and set hire division with over 30 years experience in... [-]

BSc in Stage Engineering & Automation (full-time) [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

Each year we see increasingly spectacular and complex live events that push the boundaries of creativity and engineering. The live music industry is at the forefront of cutting edge engineering solutions ensuring audiences receive the same wow factor that they get from Hollywood blockbusters in the cinema. This Stage Engineering degree aims to equip students with the necessary skills and experience to work on a variety of events in a range of roles... [+]

Stage Engineering & Automation - BSc (Hons) full-time [Backstage Academy] Each year we see increasingly spectacular and complex live events that push the boundaries of creativity and engineering. The live music industry is at the forefront of cutting edge engineering solutions ensuring audiences receive the same wow factor that they get from Hollywood blockbusters in the cinema. This Stage Engineering degree aims to equip students with the necessary skills and experience to work on a variety of events in a range of roles from design to build, operation and maintenance. From stage construction and scenic finishes, to temporary and demountable structures, motion control and project management this course will introduce you to a range of core techniques and processes involved in stage engineering and automation. About the course Backstage Academy is based at the largest production rehearsal studio facility in Europe, LS-Live. In the last 12 months many renowned artists and bands have kept the studios busy, including Lionel Ritchie, One Direction, Ollie Murs, Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Swedish House Mafia and Sigur Ros. It is not just live music that finds a home at LS-Live, film and television companies such as the BBC and ITV, brands like Jaguar, Aston Martin Racing and Monster Energy, all use the studios to assist them achieve their production requirements. The site is also home to LS-Live’s award winning stage and set hire division with over 30 years experience in the supply of staging and automation equipment and set construction. Our neighbours... [-]

BSc in Games Programming

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The BSc (Hons) Games Programming course uses C++, the principal programming language in the games industry, throughout all years of study. You will be taught programming (assuming no prior knowledge of programming), and the underlying principles of modern object orientated development to successfully build 2D and 3D games. To enable realistic behaviour and movement to be modelled, mathematics and physics are taught in a very... [+]

Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Games Programming - BSc (Hons) You will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials and a great deal of the teaching enables the underlying theory to be practically applied within student created programs. About the course The BSc (Hons) Games Programming course uses C++, the principal programming language in the games industry, throughout all years of study. You will be taught programming (assuming no prior knowledge of programming), and the underlying principles of modern object orientated development to successfully build 2D and 3D games. To enable realistic behaviour and movement to be modelled, mathematics and physics are taught in a very practical way, for both 2D and 3D game environments. Also, modern games use Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques within them, and as such, you will also be taught a number of AI techniques for use in games development. Special features You will have the opportunity to listen and speak to a number of guest speakers from the games industry, including many ex-students of the course. In addition, a number of game development companies allow students to beta test their games at the University of Bolton, allowing students to be credited on the games. What you will learn The BSc (Hons) Games Programming course will enable you to have advanced programming and design skills and significant knowledge in applied mathematics and physics. In addition, you will be taught numerous techniques to enable efficient and robust games to be developed, including the use... [-]

BSc in Games Design

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The programme covers games analysis and games design, platforms and technologies, content production, testing, usability and playability, sales and marketing, and games production. It provides a broad study of games, with an emphasis on innovation, design and creativity rather than the programming and technical aspects. The focus is team-based projects, with regular critique sessions with your peers and members of the games team. You will be... [+]

Games Design - BSc (Hons) The University of Bolton was one of the first in the country to offer games-based courses and our experience covers games programming, games design and games art. We have over 11 years experience in the delivery of dedicated games courses. We have a large number of staff who are passionate about games and dedicated to teaching the subject. Our team includes a balance of academic and industrial experience. Members of the team have worked in AAA studios, have run their own studios, have authored books and are conducting international-facing research. About the course The programme covers games analysis and games design, platforms and technologies, content production, testing, usability and playability, sales and marketing, and games production. It provides a broad study of games, with an emphasis on innovation, design and creativity rather than the programming and technical aspects. The focus is team-based projects, with regular critique sessions with your peers and members of the games team. You will be taught by enthusiastic staff who actually play games! In addition, our staff include industry experts who know exactly what is required for a career in games design. Our facilities include dedicated games labs including quad processor PCs installed with current games development environments, state-of-the-art 3D graphics cards, XBOX 360s and Playstation 3s ensuring you have access to the tools you need to create a high quality portfolio of work ready to impress potential employers. Our games design course complements our other games programmes and you will... [-]

BSc in Film Production for the Music Industry

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

Music videos have historically led the way in their fast pace and innovative use of the latest technology. This course offers a unique opportunity to study all aspects of this genre of film production, including scripting, filming, editing, special effects processing, computer-generated imagery, audio processing, compositing and post-production processes. Practical work using state-of-the-art equipment and facilities will give you the skills and... [+]

Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Film Production for the Music Industry - BSc (Hons) Music videos have historically led the way in their fast pace and innovative use of the latest technology. This course offers a unique opportunity to study all aspects of this genre of film production, including scripting, filming, editing, special effects processing, computer-generated imagery, audio processing, compositing and post-production processes. Practical work using state-of-the-art equipment and facilities will give you the skills and knowledge to start a career in this exciting and vibrant sector of the media industry. About the course The focus of your production work will be towards the promotion of music and related products through the use of cutting-edge video production techniques. This requires a great deal of collaborative working with students on other courses like Special Effects Production, Media Writing and Production and Sound Engineering and Design. Lecture and workshop sessions are mostly practical in nature, and are designed to lead you towards being an independent filmmaker capable of directing or producing your own high quality work. By the time you graduate, you will have developed a thorough knowledge of the pre-production, production and post-production workflows. You will also have had plenty of real world experience through a number of work-based learning and commercially based work experience projects. Special features You will be taught by an international team of industry professionals who are able to give you the best chance of succeeding in this competitive industry. The production and... [-]

BSc in Visual Effects for Film & Television

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

Together with our sister course, the BDes (Hons) in Special Effects for Film and TV, we are the only programmes in the UK that deliver the range of skills required for progress into a variety of special and visual effects positions within the film and television industry. The courses cover the complete workflow from pre-production through in-camera effects to digital production and post-production... [+]

Visual Effects for Film & Television - BSc (Hons) Together with our sister course, the BDes (Hons) in Special Effects for Film and TV, we are the only programmes in the UK that deliver the range of skills required for progress into a variety of special and visual effects positions within the film and television industry. The courses cover the complete workflow from pre-production through in-camera effects to digital production and post-production. The programme boasts an Infinity Curve Green Screen within our dedicated Effects Studio. In addition, the new site-wide renderfarm uses industry tools to harness the power of distributed computing, to render high quality, complex photo realistic scenes and environments, together with broadcast standard cameras. About the course This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity with cutting edge 2D and 3D computer generated imagery in the creation of a variety of visual effects for film, television and advertising. It encompasses 3D computer modelling, texturing, lighting, rendering, rigging and animation as well as the more established areas of compositing, matte paintings and environments. The programme covers the whole workflow of a digital visual effects pipeline from concept design, pre-production and visualisation to the production of photorealistic 3D models/environments and computer generated and composited images. We aim to help students to design and delivery imaginative and inventive visual effects solutions for advertising, film and TV. Although this programme focuses on the creation and use of digital assets, any modern large scale film or TV production will use... [-]

BSc in Games Design with Foundation

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The University of Bolton was one of the first in the country to offer games-based courses and our experience covers games programming, games design and games art. We have over 11 years of experience in the delivery of dedicated games courses. We have a large number of staff who are passionate about games and dedicated to teaching the subject. Our team includes a balance of academic and industrial experience. Members of the team have worked in... [+]

Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Games Design with Foundation - BSc (Hons) full-time The University of Bolton was one of the first in the country to offer games-based courses and our experience covers games programming, games design and games art. We have over 11 years of experience in the delivery of dedicated games courses. We have a large number of staff who are passionate about games and dedicated to teaching the subject. Our team includes a balance of academic and industrial experience. Members of the team have worked in AAA studios, have run their own studios, have authored books and are conducting international-facing research. About the course The foundation year of the BSc (Hons) Games Design with Foundation will introduce you to many aspects of computing, including programming, computer networks and computers in society (covering cultural, ethical, social and security issues). As well as learning about the fundamentals of research, you will develop a logical approach to problem solving and gain project management, team work and communications skills during the project module. After the foundation year the course covers games analysis and games design, platforms and technologies, content production, testing, usability and playability, sales and marketing, and games production. It provides a broad study of games, with an emphasis on innovation, design and creativity rather than the programming and technical aspects. The focus is team-based projects, with regular critique sessions with your peers and members of the games team. You will be taught by enthusiastic staff... [-]