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Game Development: Writing with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Falmouth University

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UCAS CODE: FY31

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Penryn Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level.If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study.This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilities.Join a community of people who have a real passion for games. From day one, you’ll work as you would within a team in the industry, developing your own games. You’ll replicate professional practice, learning in a range of environments to discover your specialism and prepare for the career you want.You'll learn how different specialisms work together, how to work effectively in a team and to develop the role you play in it. These courses simulate how industry operates, in a studio environment that's built to mirror a real games development studio.Create backstories, dialogue, quests and player journeys as you learn foundational creative writing skills and translate them into narrative design for games.You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialismLearn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environmentsDevelop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projectsGo on to study your chosen course specialism at degree levelBuild your own games from day one and have the opportunity to establish your own company in your third yearWork in one of the largest and best equipped dedicated game-making spaces of any university in the UKWork in a department dedicated to gaming and be surrounded by people working in all aspects ofthe industryDevelop a multi-disciplinary approach, using Unity and Unreal to touch upon all aspects of game creationHave the flexibility to change your area of specialism based on your skills and interests

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Falmouth University

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly, TR11 4RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 113

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    118 53%

    79th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    8th

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