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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Clearing Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Watch our Welcome Talk

Games, Film and Animation

The School of Games, Film and Animation offers employment-led programmes including a range of two-year fast track degrees. We collaborate with industry partners and professional practitioners to give students up-to-the-moment insight into the latest trends, emerging technologies and opportunities for continuing professional development. Join a community filled with creative energy and talent.

Meet Oliver

Deputy Head of Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts

Hear from Oliver, games expert and lecturer with over 18 years' industry experience. Oliver will describe what it's really like to be a Two-Year FastTrack Degree Courses (Games, Digital Art, Marketing and Film) student here at BCU. He'll also tell you everything you need to know about this subject, from the courses on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, plus our amazing placement opportunities and the many exciting career paths you can choose.

What you'll see at a City Centre Open Day

Our student Shelby takes you on a tour of our City Centre campus, showing you what an Open Day at BCU is really like.

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See our facilities

The Curzon Building, City Centre Campus

Get your first impression of our Curzon building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

See our facilities

Meet the undergraduate team

As a student within the School of Games, Film and Animation, you’ll be taught by expert staff with industry experience and connections. Find out about your future lecturer’s career highlights and their favourite things about teaching here.

Meet the team

5 reasons to study Games, Film and Animation in Birmingham

Birmingham has a vibrant games, film and digital marketing scene with easy access to industry links. Discover why it’s such a great city in which to study.

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Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for Games, Film and Animation is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.

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More information

  • Help Desk

  • Finance next steps

  • Accommodation next steps

  • Preparing for the hotline

  • Return to Clearing Open Day

Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

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