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Many students enroll in courses to study a subject in a structured manner. There are numerous courses available on nearly every topic at most universities. Usually, a course can be taken individually or as part of a larger degree program.

What is a course in computer arts? Using computer technology to display artwork is the key component of the study of computer arts. This field incorporates graphic design, web design, animation, audio production and visual arts into its curriculum. A course in this subject may be introductory or concentrate on one of the aforementioned topics. Computer arts technology also regularly changes, so courses over new software and techniques may be available.

Although the study of computer arts can be highly technical, students in this field of study often show impressive creativity. Additional benefits of studying computer arts include gaining strong time-management and organizational skills that can help in different industries.

At most schools, the cost of earning any type of degree is structured per course. Most schools charge tuition per course according to varying factors like the size of the school or its location. Students are encouraged to research and compare the cost prior to enrolling in a computer arts course.

Entry-level careers in computer arts typically require a bachelor’s degree or extensive experience. Taking a course can help you explore the numerous job opportunists in this expansive field, including positions as a graphic artist, illustrator, desktop publisher, web designer, video game developer, editor, animator and sound designer. Careers can span across a variety of industries, such as journalism, entertainment, publishing and advertising.

Many universities offer courses in computer arts. These courses are sometimes available internationally or online to help you study at your own pace. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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27 Results in Computer Arts

Escola Britânica de Artes Criativas

A unique opportunity to approach the universe of computer graphics and gain general knowledge in its various segments such as: Animation, Concept Art, Special Effects (VF ... [+]

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A unique opportunity to approach the universe of computer graphics and gain general knowledge in its various segments such as: Animation, Concept Art, Special Effects (VFX), Games and Virtual Reality (VR). The learning happens during the development of a series of projects, that is, the student will "learn by doing", in a 100% practical and interdisciplinary way. The program was created for the student who is interested in the subject, but has little or no experience and would like to become a professional or change the career.

The course is structured in three modules. In the first are key elements such as: image capture, creation from raw material and general notions of the main software used in the industry. At this stage the professions of the areas are contextualized. In the second and third module the student chooses a specific area to develop in more depth: Animation, Games or Visual Effects. With real briefs, in collaboration with market producers, he participates in all stages of the projects until the presentation to the final customer.... [-]

Brazil Pinheiros
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5 months
Campus
Western Iowa Tech Community College Distance Education

We invite you to experience our online program in Video Game Development. The program develops skills in modeling, texturing, basic scripting, artistic knowledge, and the ... [+]

We invite you to experience our online program in Video Game Development. The program develops skills in modeling, texturing, basic scripting, artistic knowledge, and the video game pipeline. These skills will also help you to create video game assets and incorporate them in a game engine. Emphasis is placed on providing enhanced learning through teaching complex, technical concepts in an understandable way. Project based assignments are utilized to develop a professional portfolio used when applying for careers in the industry. Video game companies expect you to show them what you can do and this program is designed to build the skills necessary to do so.

Watch this video to experience a final student project produced in the program! You will be creating a portfolio of your works to use when applying for jobs.... [-]

USA Sioux City
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle

Sup'infograph was created within the ESRA in 1997 to meet the growing needs of trades training in computer graphics 2D / 3D, especially those in the realization of animat ... [+]

Sup'infograph was created within the ESRA in 1997 to meet the growing needs of trades training in computer graphics 2D / 3D, especially those in the realization of animation, game video, special effects in film and TV dressing.

The training lasts 3 years, 2 years in the core curriculum. In the third year, students have the opportunity to choose between three options:

Realisation / Animation Modeling, Rendering and Light 3D compositing and VFX

Besides the theoretical and practical courses, students complete team in an animated short film in the first and third year and an animatic second year.

Admission to first year is competitive. This competition is open to graduates and students of final year, subject to success in the Baccalaureate. ... [-]

France Paris Nice Rennes Belgium Brussels  + 2 More
September 2019
French
Full-time
3 years
Campus
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

Meet the faculty behind the Czech animated film international success! Get in touch with the long tradition of the animated film at FAMU. ... [+]

Meet the faculty behind the Czech animated film international success! Get in touch with the long tradition of the animated film at FAMU.

Less than a week to apply for 2019/2020. Please see the course website to apply!

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The course is based on the principal aesthetic notion that animated film is a specific genre of dramatic art. Animation is also approached as a specific kinetic form of fine art. During the course students learn about various techniques and technologies of animated film – both hand-made and digital (computerized). They are instructed about general animation concepts as well as specific topics like storyboarding or the structure of animation puppets, which they master as part of simple hands-on exercises. Students’ artistic sensibilities are refined throughout the course in the classical drawing lessons. Part of the course is also basic overview of the history of animated film, both in the Czech and global perspective, and theoretical principles of animated film. The course is scheduled for two semesters.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 year
Campus
First Media Design School

This course is designed to teach learners without technical knowledge to design and build a friendly and functional website. Emphasis is rooted on design aesthetics, func ... [+]

Course in Web Development & Design

This course is designed to teach learners without technical knowledge to design and build a friendly and functional website. Emphasis is rooted on design aesthetics, functionality and user friendliness using Adobe Dreamweaver.

Entry requirement Basic computer operational knowledge and skills. Able to speak, read and write in English. Have an interest in arts and design.

Methods of assessment

All assessment is based on 100% coursework. Students are expected to demonstrate their design skills in the form of verbal and visual presentations and reports in preparation of portfolio work.

Certification obtained upon completion of the programme ... [-]
Singapore
August 2019
Full-time
30 hours
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Aimed at those young people who seek to develop their professional activity in the field of audiovisual production (film, television and video), videogame, 2D and 3D anim ... [+]

COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH

Are you impressed by the effects and animations you see in the cinema and would you like to know how they were made? This curiosity can become a profession and take you far into the animation and video game industry.

With the Higher Level Training Cycle in 3D Animations, Interactive Games and Environments , Videogames specialist, you can acquire the necessary knowledge to give life to interactive multimedia projects, generate virtual spaces and 2D and 3D animations, control postproduction processes and monitor the effects of edition. And all this while you start in the exciting world of video game design and know the latest tools needed to develop applications and games on any platform.... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Spanish (Spain)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Inter-Dec College

The Video Games program at Inter-Dec College develop the skills needed to follow every step required to produce a fully functional video game. From story conception to ch ... [+]

MONTREAL, A MAJOR HUB FOR VIDEO GAMES

A leader in the digital arts field, Inter-Dec College gives its students the opportunity to explore their creativity through the exciting world of video games. A true video game industry centre, Montreal is the ideal place to increase your knowledge in the field.

This program was created for those who wish to become professional 3D artists, modellers or animators in the video game industry.

Throughout this program, students will have the chance to use state-of-the-art software, explore virtual reality and work in teams to create their own game during a semester dedicated to replicate the industry’s reality. They will also learn to create, edit and implement different types of animation such as characters, scenery and moving or 3D images, and to model different game elements, among others skills. At the end of the semester, they will present the game to a jury of gaming industry professionals.... [-]

Canada Montreal
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
International Career Institute

ICI delivers a web design course that will keep you signed in the booming e-commerce and IT sectors. Our course teaches you everything you need to create practical and at ... [+]

ICI delivers a web design course that will keep you significant in the booming e-commerce and IT sectors. Our course teaches you everything you need to create practical and attractive web pages. As web designers become more in demand, you will definitely thank yourself for choosing this course.

Course Outline E-Commerce Internet Marketing Computer Programming Web Scripting Operating System Management Project Management Establishing Your Own Business Career Prospects

Let your creative juices flow into the World Wide Web through a career in web design. Work from home or be employed by established IT and web design companies. Websites and web tools are increasing each day so there would always be a demand for the services of skilled web designers.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Infopulse University Ukraine

This is a general purpose, object-oriented and high-level programming language, prevalent in many sectors. Startups, banking and finance, aerospace, high-tech, medical an ... [+]

This course is instructor-led-online. It is not like video lecture and automatic tasks results checks. You will communicate with the trainer and he will answer your questions and will correct your mistakes.

Please be sure that you have at least B2 level of English to participate this course

Course outline

Introduction to Java

Application areas. The Java platform. Features of Java. Java Virtual Machine. Java Development Kit. Java Runtime Environment. Compiling and running programs from the command line. Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Overview of popular development environments. Perspectives of using and development of the Java programming language Working with Eclipse IDE Download and installation Eclipse. Setting up a workspace. Configuring Java in Eclipse. Overview of Eclipse working environment. The concept of the project. Creation and running a simple Java application in Eclipse. Overview of program debugging. Diagnosing problems. The concept of unreachable code. Debugging programs in Eclipse. ... [-]
Ukraine Kyiv
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Online
Distance Learning Centre

The CIW Web Design Specialist Course (formerly titled Design Methodology and Technology) teaches you how to design and publish Web sites. ... [+]

The CIW Web Design Specialist Course (formerly titled Design Methodology and Technology) teaches you how to design and publish Web sites. General topics include Web Site Development Essentials (such as the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development), Web Design Elements (such as aesthetics, the site user's experience, navigation, usability and accessibility), Basic Web Technologies (such as basic Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, site publishing and maintenance) and Advanced Web Technologies (such as multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases). In the home study courses, students will work with popular production tools such as Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash. You will study design and development technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets, Dynamic HTML, plug-ins, multimedia, and databases. You will also explore the extensibility of design tools, incompatibility issues surrounding these tools, and the functionality of current Web browsers. The Official CIW Self Study courses are a convenient learning tool for individuals who do not have the flexibility to attend traditional classroom training. The CIW Web Design Specialist Course includes the following items:... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
140 hours
Online
British Academy of Jewellery

During this course, you will be introduced to a range of modelling techniques using the computer-aided design (CAD) software Rhino. ... [+]

During this course, you will be introduced to a range of modelling techniques using the computer-aided design (CAD) software Rhino. At the end of the course, you will have a solid foundation of core basic solid modelling tools for creating jewellery in CAD, as well as how to take existing jewelry-making knowledge into tolerances for producing 3D models usable for 3D printing and jewellery manufacturing.

Description:

Introduction to CAD/CAM Introduction to Rhino interface Layers, snaps and O-snaps Building objects with curves (explode, join, rebuild, split, trim, fillet, offset) Transformation commands (move, rotate, scale, mirror) Basics of solid modelling Basics of organic modelling Universal Deformation Tools and their application Preparing a file for rapid prototyping ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 week
Campus
Access Creative College

If you love computer games and would like to create designs for your own, then this Level 3 Games Art course is the perfect way to prepare for a creative career or univer ... [+]

If you love computer games and would like to create designs for your own, then this Level 3 Games Art course is the perfect way to prepare for a creative career or university.

DESIGN ENVIRONMENTS, OBJECTS, AND CHARACTERS Create digital concept art for characters, objects, and environments using Autodesk Maya/Mudbox and Adobe Photoshop. LEARN HOW TO BUILD 3D WORLDS Get to grips with building game-ready characters, animations, and environments. CREATE GAMES FROM START TO FINISH Experience the full games development cycle using 3D games engines such as Unreal Engine 4 and Unity. DEVELOP BUSINESS SKILLS Understand how the games and media industries work and how to market yourself successfully. START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER ... [-]
United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York  + 4 More
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
General Assembly

Design and build beautiful, responsive websites using HTML and CSS. ... [+]

Learn to design and build beautiful, responsive websites using HTML and CSS.

Raise Your Sites

You’ll combine art and craft by using the same tools as professional web designers and front-end developers.

Visual Design

Create resonant experiences by learning the basics of color, composition, and typography.

HTML & CSS

Give a page structure and meaning with HTML — and beautify it with CSS.

Responsive Design

Design your site to be functional and appealing at any screen size.

Online Learning, Done Differently

or: Why This is an Online Course You’ll Actually Complete

Work 1:1 with a Mentor

We pair you with a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. You’ll have one-on-one conversations with him or her, and receive useful feedback on improving your work. Your mentor pushes you to meet your goals, and excel in the process.... [-]

USA USA Online
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Part-time
10 weeks
Online
VanArts

A recent survey of the "Top 100 Schools for Animation, Gaming and Design" by Animation Career Review ranked VanArts as #1 in Western Canada ... [+]

Course - 2D/3D Character Animation

A recent survey of the "Top 100 Schools for Animation, Gaming and Design" by Animation Career Review ranked VanArts as #1 in Western Canada and #11 worldwide.Awesome assignments, inspiring instructors and the opportunity to produce really cool films, knowing it’s your skill that makes the action come alive; that’s what awaits you at VanArts.Everyone knows Vancouver is an incubator for animation talents. You’ll be in the heart of animation country. 2D and 3D animators at VanArts animation school learn their craft while developing meaningful industry relationships. You’ll focus exclusively on the skills you need to break into the animation sector you desire, either 2D or 3D. Either way, character animation is paramount in your studies and you will graduate as a specialist in character animation. Students choose VanArts because, in their own words, the animation school just feels right. Small classes, personalized attention and cross collaboration on special projects – VanArts animation school positions you for immediate success.You’ll be mentored by animators who’ve worked with top studios like Disney, Industrial Light & Magic and Dreamworks. You’ll live and breathe industry concepts like animated character performance, story and visual language, with a working knowledge of Maya in the 3D stream. And your animation school diploma is backed by your professional demo reel and portfolio, so you’re ready to get the job you want.Next Start Dates... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aalto University Executive Education

Game Executive explores the games universe and prepares you to deal with the global challenges of managing and building a successful business. The program offers you an o ... [+]

Where the games universe meets global heroes – ft. John Romero as a VIP Guest.

Game Executive explores the games universe and prepares you to deal with the global challenges of managing and building a successful business. The program offers you an opportunity to forge meaningful connections with experts, peers and potential partners in the games industry. It is a unique 6-days boot camp, super intensive but extremely beneficial for individuals and companies – big or small – seeking high growth and development opportunities.

Participants learn from world-class speakers, top academic professors, and inspiring company visits. We partner with the best people – local and global – to deliver a truly unforgettable learning experience. And we provide a safe, exciting and multi-cultural learning environment to accommodate your development needs and career objectives.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
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Full-time
6 days
Campus