School of 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 contemporary insight into the latest trends, emerging technologies and opportunities for continuing professional development.

Join a community filled with creative energy and talent.

Foundation courses

Our Foundation Years offer you an additional year of study to ensure successful progression to your chosen degree.

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Undergraduate courses

Find out about our range of undergraduate Video Game and Film courses.

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Postgraduate courses

Take a look at our postgraduate options at the School of Games, Film and Animation.

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About us

At the School of Games, Film and Animation you’ll enjoy the benefits of outstanding resources, at the heart of a thriving creative community in our City Centre campus. Being a Games, Film and Animation student at BCU also gives you the ability to access a wide range of specialist equipment and facilities.

Open Days

The best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person at one of our Open Days.

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Our blog

Check out our blog where we share news, experiences and successes from staff and students.

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Our facilities

Take a look around some of the facilities, studios and workshops that you’ll have access to.

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Our students

The best way to find out what it’s like to study with us is to hear from the students themselves.

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Our graduates

Our graduates have gone onto great things. Let their stories inspire you.

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Two-year fast-track

Read more about our innovative and industry aligned two-year fast-track undergraduate degrees.

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Preparing yourportfolio

Depending on the course you have applied to, you may be asked to submit, or bring in, a portfolio to support your application. We've put together a range of useful tips and guidance to help you build one.

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Accommodation

Find your home from home at BCU. We offer eight halls of residence options, ranging from on-campus to inner-city living. You can take a virtual tour of each accommodation option to find the one for you.

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Admissions

Read our admission FAQs to get your application questions answered. If your question isn’t covered, we have all the details of how to get in touch.

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Student Support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Social Media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

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Coronavirus

For information and updates in relation to coronavirus, including details on how we are supporting our applicants, please see our dedicated webpages.

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