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Computer Games Design and Programming BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a Computer Games Design and Programming student, you'll learn how to take your game ideas from concept, through production to final release using industry-standard design and development techniques. You will also learn how to develop or modify the technologies used in game engines. Run in affiliation with games industry body TIGA, this course will give you the skills you need for a career in games development focused around using multiple games technologies. This course has been designed around the needs of the games industry with the focus on developing skills in design, programming and production.These three core areas cover many of the job roles advertised by a highly competitive worldwide games industry and allow a graduate to cast a wide net when it comes to applying for a games studio role. This broad skill set also makes graduates from this course ideally suited to joining Indie teams where the need to be flexible in a role is particularly valuable or to independently create their own games.You will be taught by a range of academics with experience in academia, research, and industry games development. Module classes also include specialist, guest lecturers from our wide range of industry partners.Throughout your time at Staffordshire University, you will have many opportunities to interact with the games industry in events such as: guest lectures, portfolio reviews, game jams, networking socials, mock interviews and many more.Many graduates from the Games Technology area are currently working in companies such as Activision, Rockstar, Codemasters, Playground Games and more.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC - BBC

Other A Level combinations are possible to achieve 104 - 112 points.

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University information

Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

Staffordshire University prides itself on its friendly vibe, its world-class facilities, specialist courses and dedicated international student support.
Students are guaranteed a warm welcome at the One Staffs Café, a weekly, informal get-together for all international students.
Students can go on work placements to increase their employability on graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 114 40

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%

    74th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    56th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    16th

    2

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