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Computer Games Design BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**The games and tech industries continue to dominate the globe, and they're always seeking game designers and developers. Become their next rising star on our BA (Hons) Computer Games Design degree course.With help from our teaching team of games industry experts, you'll dive into the theory of game design and development. You can specialise as a programmer or artist, designing, developing, and testing games for different audiences using our advanced game development facilities. For an extra boost to your professional experience, you can complete an optional work placement.Discover what it takes to become an industry-ready games designer at Portsmouth, two-time winner of the TIGA Best Educational Institution Award (2021, 2014).**Why study Computer Games Design at Portsmouth?**You'll be able to:- Explore how games are constructed by learning a variety of theories – including systems, gameplay, psychology, user experience, and narrative- Work with next-gen technologies in our impressive facilities including the UK's first ever Centre for Creative Immersive and Extended Reality (CCIXR)- Enhance your teamworking skills by collaborating with other Games students on game projects – including or prize-giving annual University GameJam event- Learn from an expert teaching team with strong links to local, national and international games companies –including Rare, Codemasters, Jagex, Climax and Stainless- Gain valuable professional experience by completing an optional work placement – with a company or self-employed- Broaden your cultural experience by studying abroad in Europe- Impress your future employers by showcasing your work at our annual Graduate Showcase

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Over 5,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 114 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%

    74th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    65th

    37

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