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Computer Games Design (with a Placement Year) - Staffordshire University London BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Staffordshire University London

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Staffordshire University’s established computing games have been at the forefront of the education sector, and we have now brought that esteem and innovation to London, the technological capital of the country. You will be taught in our brand-new East London campus based in Here East, in the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Here East is home to high-tech businesses and leading universities specializing in industries of the future. You will be taught in open plan learning spaces with the best in new and future technology and have access to social spaces for industry networking to set you up for the best start to your career in games.On the course you’ll develop your skills by using industry standard software and hardware such as Adobe Creative Cloud, 3DS Max and the Unreal game engine. Using professional techniques acquired through lectures, tutorials, seminars, and industry workshops, you will develop a portfolio of industry standard work. Upon graduation from Staffordshire University London, you should be prepared for careers as an:Animator, Applications Developer, Games Designer, Graphic Designer, Multimedia Programmer, Software Engineer, VFX Artist, and more.In Year 1 you’ll learn about level development pipelines and games mechanics design and implementation. You’ll cover 3D modelling skills and develop an understanding of 3D games engines.In your second year, you'll work on a group project as a junior member of a development team. You will specialise as a game designer through modules covering advanced game engines, scripting and UI design.Your third year will see you become a senior member of the collaborative development team. Finalising your skillset and portfolio through individual projects and games production modules. Representatives from games companies come to the University for development and training, providing you with excellent opportunities to network with industry professionals and potential employers. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

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

New industry-standard e-sports and games design facilities at the main Stoke-on-Trent campus and London campus, Digital Institute London.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 86 9

    54th out of 110 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    128 57%

    48th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    43rd

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 52%

    67th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    8th

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