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.

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.

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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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 graduates

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

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I am BCU stories

We have a confident, proud and diverse community of students at BCU, who are striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives.

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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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