University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Inspiring Global Professionals

About School

University of Huddersfield is one of seven universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. It was founded in 1997 and comprises of the Lucerne Schools of Engineering and Architecture, Business, Information Technology, Social Work, Art and Design and Music. It is the largest educational institution in the region and supported by the six central Swiss cantons Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden and Zug.

University of Huddersfield fulfils its mandate in the four areas of education, continuing and executive education, applied research and development, and services. The bachelor's and master's degree programmes follow the requirements of business, culture and civil society and prepare students for the needs of the job market. Ambitious professionals can choose from a wide range of continuing and executive education courses. At the moment, more than 6'200 students are enrolled and more than 4'500 persons are taking continuing education courses.

Because of its research activities and specialised services, University of Huddersfield is an important and reliable partner for enterprises in the private sector, federations/associations and public authorities. It maintains an extensive national and international network.

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Games Development (Art) BA(Hons)

Do you see yourself as an artist? Do you love the idea of creating the visual elements of a game? From characters to environments, props to vehicles, in both 2D and 3D, good computer game artists create intricate pieces of art through visual storytelling and cohesive design to engage and immerse a player in another world.

On this course, we will explore what is possible with games art and development, learn more about conceptualisation, creative production, character and environment art, level design and prototyping with game engines, all of which are built through ever advancing technology. We’ll encourage you to get creative and ambitious with your designs and develop visionary artwork.

Animation Production BA(Hons)

Animation is a lively and exhilarating medium that expresses story and character through light, line and movement. Whether putting together a compelling narrative, creating environments, storyboards and illustrations, or experimenting with new technologies and abstract forms of movement, the process of animation is rich and complex.On this course you’ll have the opportunity to experience every aspect of animation, from mastering existing techniques and technologies to developing something new.

You’ll collaborate with other subjects in art, design and technology offering you the chance to encounter new materials, styles and production processes to give you a well-rounded experience. You’ll develop your own visual language and gain the technical skills to help your ideas take shape though illustration, 3D, film, stop-motion, and kinetic technologies. We’ll help you define your preferred area of interest early in the course, and you'll continue to develop your skills throughout.

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