Alex Morgan-Smith

 (BA) Hons 

game art.

The Course in 30 Seconds.

An Introduction.

Develop technical art and skills in 3D games technologies, and prepare for a range of careers in the creative industries. 


We adopt an applied approach to help you build a deep understanding of the contexts, tools, and workflows that underpin the production of compelling assets for games, virtual production and extended reality (XR) applications. You’ll be guided by experienced teaching staff and industry professionals with real-world experience of workflow planning, character creation, environment design and more. 


Built with insight from industry, this course supports the development of professional skills through live briefs delivered by real clients. We’ll help get you ready for a career as a creative, technical professional with critical knowledge of game art and virtual production techniques, and well rounded communication and co-creation skills.

Attendance  3 years / Full time

UCAS code  BS02

Year of entry  2022

Location  Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Validated by  Bath Spa University

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The Structure.

We introduce you to the concepts, tools and techniques that underpin game art. Modules incorporate studio work, project design and development, collaborative working, and deep-dive studying - each helping you gain a production-led understanding of the functions and effects of game art in a fast-moving creative landscape. 


Across the course you’ll develop creative thinking and problem-solving skills, explore the emerging fields of XR and virtual production, and sharpen your artistic flair and technical proficiency. Your efforts will contribute to a portfolio that showcases your skills, range and creative voice to potential employers and clients.

Year One

Year Two

Year Three


Why boomsatsuma?

Our vision is to fuel creative industries with a confident and talented workforce of diverse and empowered individuals. If you want to be part of that revolution, we need to talk…


We’re doing education differently; closing the gap between your degree and the creative industries you want to work in by giving you realistic and honest pathways. We work directly with key industry partners to construct agile and relevant courses designed to fill true industry gaps.


Our course leaders are talented and inspiring industry professionals who give you the edge with powerful insights and training. With capped course sizes, we don’t just tick boxes, we put YOU first; letting you focus on your passion with bespoke and tailored learning in open and inclusive, creative environments. You’ll get the qualifications you need to progress into your career, but you’ll also enter your creative industry with the work ethic, confidence and skill to absolutely smash it.