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Computer Games Development (with a placement year) BSc

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Are you a keen programmer who wants to explore games development? Would you like to know how to program within the game engine? Do you aspire to take your technical skills into the games industry from indie to AAA as a Games Developer?This course is suited to those needs and those who aspire to work in an indie or AAA studio, from mobile games to console and everything in between. It is also good preparation for a career as a software developer in the wider computing industry.As members of the PlayStation® First Academic Program run by Sony, we have access to professional development hardware and software tools. Using industry standard games engines such as Unreal Engine and Unity, you’ll gain experience in developing games, tools and simulations from an initial concept to finished product.As a graduate of this course, you will be well equipped to work in the games industry as a games developer in a multitude of linking roles including gameplay, tools, audio, AI, engine, and many more. You will also develop the skills to work in the wider computing industry as a software developer.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, Rebellion, Rare, Unity, to name but a few!Your games industry career starts here. Time to level up!

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.

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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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