Ashvita Sudhakar Digital Design Clearing Student

Study Game, Graphic, Media and Film at Hull

Study under experts and develop hands-on technical skills alongside in-depth theoretical knowledge on our Game, Graphic, Media and Film degrees. Benefit from our strong relationships with industry, and take part in extra-curricular activities that can help your CV stand out from the crowd in these exciting industries. 

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Creative degrees focused on employability 

Gain the technical, critical, business and personal skills to succeed in the creative industries and beyond. These degrees blend hands-on skill with thought-provoking theory, preparing you for a broad range of careers.

Create a professional-standard portfolio on our Game and Graphic Design courses. And learn how to create visual solutions for specific audiences and purposes, giving you a competitive edge. Our graduates’ careers include 2D and 3D artist and web, video, game and multimedia design.

Gain the creative skills, technical expertise and industry insight to become a work-ready professional on our Film and Media Studies courses. Our connections with the region’s media industry, such as Screen Yorkshire and the Northern Media Mentors give you invaluable work experience opportunities. Hull graduates have gone on to become directors, producers, writers, presenters, marketers, costume designers, charity workers, and more.

Top 15 in the UK

Our Game Design courses are ranked Top 15 in the UK for Teaching and Feedback Satisfaction,1 helping you move towards an exciting career.

Media Hub

Learn in industry-standard facilities including a virtual reality lounge – complete with a Virtuix Omni VR treadmill – and fully-fitted PC and Mac design labs.

Industry links

Benefit from our strong relationships with industry heavyweights including Screen Yorkshire’s Connected Campus and Game Republic.

Top 10

We're ranked among the best in the country. Our Film and Media Studies courses are ranked 6th in the UK for Feedback Satisfaction.2

Industry-standard creative spaces

Our media lab is home to the latest digital media software and hardware used in the industry today, including fully-fitted PC and Mac design labs and studios and the fully immersive virtual reality lounge complete with a Virtuix Omni VR treadmill.

Middleton Hall provides a unique creative space including a 406-seat auditorium and industry-standard recording studios and a cutting-edge TV filming and editing suite.

The Anthony Minghella studio offers a dedicated collaborative teaching and film production space, including film sets, sound gallery, and lighting rig.

Clearing Campaign Filming with Megan Ewing

On-campus film facilities

Film and Media students have access to our dedicated TV, film & digital media facilities including a state-of-the-art filming and editing suite.
Game Design graphic art

Original design work

Game Design and Graphic Design students work in industry-standard facilities to create a portfolio of original design work throughout their degree.
Vice Chancellor Susan Lea speaking in Middleton Hall


Reap the benefits of our professional-quality facilities including a world-class £9.5 million digital cinema and concert venue, Middleton Hall.

Get ahead with our industry links

Our links to regional film and media organisations, such as Screen Yorkshire’s Connected Campus and the Northern Media Mentors, can help Film and Media Studies students break into this competitive industry. Take part in industry placements, masterclasses and guest-speaker visits.

Game Design students can experience visits from guest speakers, game jams and an optional year in industry. Take part in Game Republic’s annual Student Showcase, competing with other students in the region and presenting your final-year game design projects to potential employers.

Ashvita Sudhakar Digital Design Clearing Student in BJL Library
Student Connor Walker with VR Technology
GGF Subject Page FACE Media Hub - PC Lab

First stop: University of Hull

Next stop:

Game designer

TV / film producer

2D or 3D artist

Character designer

Studio manager

Marketing professional

"The modules really line you up well for getting into the industry."

Our students have gone on to successful careers with companies including the BBC, working in games design, multimedia production and marketing. 

Graduate Ryan Connor began working in a game design studio straight after finishing his degree. He recommends studying at Hull for anyone wanting to get into the industry.


Gain real-world experience on an industry placement

Develop your CV with a work placement as part of the second year of your Media Studies course. Or take an optional year in industry as part of your Game Design degree for priceless real-world exposure with organisations from small studios to multinationals.

Industry placements enable you to develop vital knowledge in leadership and professional practice – working as professionals do in a studio or production environment, while continually refining your own individual portfolio of work.

Game Design placement opportunities include working on virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality projects for the private and public sectors.

Learn from lecturers who love what they do

You’ll be taught by enthusiastic, expert staff who are fans of their field much as they are academics.

Our Film and Media Studies lecturers include internationally respected Disney scholar, Dr Amy Davis, plus experts in film and media production, horror, East Asian cinema, TV drama, American animation, British cinema and Hollywood cinema.

Game and Graphic Design courses are taught by lecturers with a diverse range of industry experience – including digital media and graphic design, advertising, game design and web development. You’ll learn from experts who've worked on BAFTA-winning games and led projects across Europe.

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1. (Game Design, Teaching Satisfaction 11th, Feedback Satisfaction 13th) The Guardian University Rankings 2024.

2. (Film & Media Studies, 6th) The Guardian University Rankings 2024.