Bachelor of Science Program in Art Studies in United Kingdom

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Art Studies

Students who earn a BSc (Bachelor of Science) have the opportunity to begin a career in their chosen field of study. A BSc in both science-related and non-science fields can be earned at schools all over the world.

Those looking to get involved in the fine arts, in the study of literature and philosophy, or to try other creative roles like designing fashion or culinary arts, will be most likely to find the program of their interest in the Arts category.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Top Bachelor of Science Programs in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2017/2018

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BSc Honours in Computer Games Development

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

This course covers all major technical aspects of the games development process from design to production. It aims to prepare you for a career in software development with a particular emphasis on computer games. The course provides you with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, applied maths, computer graphics and game engines. [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2017/2018. Computer Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The games industry is still an expanding and challenging sector with continually evolving ideas and cutting-edge technologies. It requires practitioners to exercise more flexibility in software specifications and functionality, through adapting their approaches to design and management while keeping abreast of broad changes to technology. This course covers all major technical aspects of the games development process from design to production. It aims to prepare you for a career in software development with a particular emphasis on computer games. The course provides you with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, applied maths, computer graphics and game engines. You are supported to expand a broad range of knowledge and skills including mobile and web application development, 3D modelling and animation, and human computer interaction. To enhance student employability the course offers a number of talks from creative industry and will support your participation in prestige game competitions and digital fairs as well as industrial placements and internships. Course content This course will prepare you for work in an increasingly challenging and rewarding field by giving you a clear perspective of the current nature and practice of games development. You will be equipped with the required technical and creative skills for the new era of game developers. You will gain a thorough knowledge of programming, computer graphics and game project management, together with an appreciation of the industrial... [-]

BSc Honours in Property and Planning

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. [+]

Property and planning are 'people businesses' and are dynamic and stimulating professions offering variety, travel, networking opportunities and high-earning potential. The work has a huge impact – every organisation and every person requires somewhere to work and somewhere to live. This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. As property and planning are not taught at school, students have a wide variety of A Levels and equivalent qualifications. The most important requirements are an analytical mind and a clear motivation towards the course. Course content Our Property and Planning course provides a professionally oriented education, producing graduates capable of dealing with all aspects of property and development. The learning and teaching of the course consists of a variety of formats including lectures, seminars, presentations, group work and visiting lectures. The range of assessment methods includes exams, essays, and group and individual project work and presentations. Subjects of study The following subjects are indicative of what you will study on this course. Year 1 (Credit Level 4) Subjects of study include: Introduction to Building Technology Introduction to Government and Law Introduction to Planning and Sustainablity Introduction to Property Introduction... [-]

BSc Honours in Architecture & Environmental Design

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This new course encompasses the ‘artistic’ and the ‘scientific’ to create a new generation of architects who are not only architecturally competent and environmentally aware, but also able to explore the spatial poetics with an evidence informed approach, selectively evaluate the design options and quantify building performance, environmental benefits and impact of their designs. [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2017/2018. This new course encompasses the ‘artistic’ and the ‘scientific’ to create a new generation of architects who are not only architecturally competent and environmentally aware, but also able to explore the spatial poetics with an evidence informed approach, selectively evaluate the design options and quantify building performance, environmental benefits and impact of their designs. You will develop your creative space and form making, environmental design, technical and analytical skills, as well as your critical thinking and awareness of the wider architectural context. This course will give you professional skills which can be used both in architectural practice and in environmental design consultancy. Half of your time on the course will be spent on studio-based design activities and half on bioclimatic, historical, cultural, socio-economic and professional studies. All modules have a strong interdisciplinary approach that highlights the added value environmental architects bring to the building industry and to society. The course is currently pending RIBA validation, though an application for validation has been submitted. The University is confident of gaining successful validation at which point all students who have successfully completed the course will be awarded a RIBA (Part 1) validated qualification required for Professional Registration. Subjects of study The following subjects are indicative of what you will study on this course. Course content Over the three years the course will cover specific subject areas: Year 1: Sensing the Environment In the first year you will gain knowledge of architectural... [-]

BA/BSc Honours in Imaging Art and Science

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

The course is suitable for applicants who have a background in science subjects and a strong interest in visual arts, or with a background in arts subjects and a strong interest in science and technology and is particularly aimed at those studying a combination of arts and science subjects. [+]

We have access to a visual world previously unimaginable; reality itself is increasingly mediated, augmented, or replaced by images. This innovative dual pathway course, unique in the UK, offers breadth and depth in the study of imaging: techniques, histories and applications, from multiple perspectives of art, science and technology. You will explore the rich and visually complex world of imaging in a dynamic, creative and interdisciplinary environment. Covering key technological developments, applications and cultural creation, the course combines the study of all aspects of imaging, including photography, optics, media arts, visual communication, imaging science and technologies, incorporating aspects of psychology and computing. The course is suitable for applicants who have a background in science subjects and a strong interest in visual arts, or with a background in arts subjects and a strong interest in science and technology and is particularly aimed at those studying a combination of arts and science subjects. Graduates may progress into careers in commercial photography and image production, TV and cine camera work, digital post-production, digital special effects, imaging education, or gallery, museum or editorial work. Those taking the BSc pathway may also work in industrial research and development, processing laboratory management, scientific, forensic and medical imaging or technical consultancy. Graduates from the BA pathway may additionally progress into careers in arts management, and independent arts practice. Course content With a focus on photography and image production, the course allows you to develop an art or science specialism together with experience in working and collaborating in... [-]

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design & Development

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

The BSc Ga​mes Design and Development degree equips you with the skills needed to follow a career in games development or in the wider IT industry. The course covers the techniques used to create computer games, including the relevant theory and practice from Computer Science and Software Engineering. [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2017/2018. The BSc Ga​mes Design and Development degree equips you with the skills needed to follow a career in games development or in the wider IT industry. The course covers the techniques used to create computer games, including the relevant theory and practice from Computer Science and Software Engineering. This provides you with an understanding of how games are designed and developed in addition to the transferable knowledge and skills you can take forward in your career as games technology advances. ​You will be exposed to the latest tools and technologies used in industry as well as work on a number of game projects targeted at different hardware platforms. The UK has a vibrant, innovative video games culture, with a market value of around £4.1 billion in 2015. As you progress through the course you will learn the skills that will allow you to explore and develop your own game ideas as well as understand the business and employment opportunities that exist in the games industry. The Department has strong links with industry and key technology companies throughout the UK and Europe. All students have the opportunity to participate in research, enterprise, public engagement, student exchange and internship programmes. The Department has scored highly in the National Student Survey over the past five years, generally averaging between 90%-100% overall satisfaction. Course Content During the degree course you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and learn a wide range... [-]

BSc Film & Television Production (Hons)

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time 3 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme offers a broad base to production and post production including camera, studio roles, editing skills, digital compositing and visual effects. Presentation, design, animation and techniques for motion graphics are also included. [+]

BSc Film & Television Production (Hons)This programme offers a broad base to production and post production including camera, studio roles, editing skills, digital compositing and visual effects. Presentation, design, animation and techniques for motion graphics are also included.It affords the opportunity to acquire both the latest techniques and traditional skills in television and film production and post-production. On successful completion of this programme students would be able to: demonstrate proficiency in camera and studio techniques, analyse, design, and create motion graphics and visual effects, produce and manage assets in a variety of media (film, text, image, animation, sound, video).... [-]


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... [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 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... [-]

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... [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 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... [-]

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... [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 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... [-]

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... [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 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... [-]

BSc (Hons) Landscape and Garden Design

Writtle College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years August 2018 United Kingdom Chelmsford + 1 more

The programme ensures that students are prepared to work in these multidisciplinary professions by offering the knowledge of landscape theory, combined with the technical and scientific understanding required by these demanding careers. [+]

Writtle School of Design (WSD) offers programmes in Landscape Architecture and Landscape and Garden Design. Both programmes ensure that students are prepared to work in these multidisciplinary professions by offering the knowledge of landscape theory, combined with the technical and scientific understanding required by these demanding careers. Students work in a design culture that is fostered by a range of specialist design studies. The programme develops sustainable approaches to design in landscape systems for public and private landscapes and for urban and rural situations at regional and local scales. Course Content Programmes in Landscape Architecture and Landscape and Garden Design follow a common course of study for level one by building a firm understanding of design culture, communication and theory, landscape analysis and interpretation, appraisal and associated technologies. Level two allows students to develop ideas and skills from level one by increasing their knowledge of design theory, associated research and professional development. Studio based studies form the vehicle for students to consider projects within the broad scope of landscape architecture or garden design. In addition students can select a minor strand to their studies allowing them to explore a specialised area of interest. At level three students are expected to show a high degree of autonomy with the research and development of a Comprehensive Design Project. This project is underpinned by a range of supporting studies, and professional design practices. Assessment Methods Assessment methods in the undergraduate Landscape and Garden Design Programme are very rarely through conventional written examinations. Modules... [-]

BSc (Hons) Garden Design, Restoration and Management

Writtle College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years August 2018 United Kingdom Chelmsford + 1 more

This programme provides an interdisciplinary course integrating the creativity of art and design with a core knowledge of horticulture, earth sciences and landscape technology. [+]

Best Bachelors of Science in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2017/2018. Landscape and garden design is a rich and diverse subject that is both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in nature and draws on the traditions of both arts and the sciences. This programme provides an interdisciplinary course integrating the creativity of art and design with a core knowledge of horticulture, earth sciences and landscape technology. The course aims to ensure that the process and application of landscape and garden design is based on sound creative technical and scientific understanding of natural and designed landscapes. Course Content This degree provides a multidisciplinary approach to garden design restoration and management. Assessment Methods Assessment methods in the undergraduate Landscape and Garden Design Programme are very rarely through conventional written examinations. Modules are assessed through an extensive range of methods that test a wide variety of skills and competencies including: Design Projects Exhibitions Visual presentations Spoken presentations Case studies / precedent studies Essays Reports and illustrated reports Practical projects Seminars And, only occasionally, written examinations Most assessment is individual, but some is through group work, which tests students’ ability to work on a team. The ability to work on a team is a crucial workplace skill. Assignments are often constructed to build workplace skills and employability, and assessment is geared towards evaluating these skills. The programme also seeks to build the ‘whole person,’ and assignments and assessments reflect this larger aspiration as well. The range of assessments is designed to allow all students the opportunity... [-]