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UCAS CODE: W24Z

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

OverviewThe Games Design degree at Middlesex provides the technical training and overall knowledge you will need to make a career in the competitive gaming industry.Why study BA/BSc Games Design at Middlesex University?Games Design is a rapidly changing and converging industry with new technologies, new users and new platforms emerging every day. It is no longer enslaved to large-scale, big-budget delivery and most opportunities for graduates are in casual games, online games, and mobile games serviced by a growing indie sector.Our BA/BSc is designed to prepare you with a skill set that is resilient to these changes, equipping you with the specific skills and knowledge needed to launch a career as a Games Designer. This programme also helps you develop experience in a wide range of digital technologies that will enable you to work within the broader creative industries. Our state-of-the-art facilities give you access to over 30 workstations equipped with an impressive array of the latest softwareYou'll learn to work in groups and individually on a series of projects that will let you discover your strengths and build up an impressive portfolio. You will get to develop a wide range of skills, ranging from programming, story development, novel interface use, and game play design. As games designers and developers, you will work alongside artists from our BA 3D Animation and Games programme in coordinated workshops. To help direct your future career, work placement opportunities are built into the curriculum. Middlesex also has very strong links with potential employers – indeed, our industry partners provide live briefs and visiting lectures.At MDX, you will be part of a thriving creative community. We'll teach you the core skills to be a successful games designer in a fast-changing industry.Course highlightsYou will be taught and assessed by academic staff whose experience goes beyond conventional gaming into indie, serious and mobile gamesYou will have access to the latest software including Unity, Processing, OpenFrameworks, Maya, Z-Brush, After Effects, Flash, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop, as well as a Vicon Motion Capture and Green screen facilityTeaching is focused on project-based workshops supplemented by lectures and seminars so you can build a substantial portfolio of workYou will work with fellow students on related courses such as 3D animation, art and design, computing and graphics while gaining experience in teamwork and workflow as you collaborate to produce playable gamesThe programme is focused on innovation and design, equipping you with the skills you need to begin your career in this rapidly changing areaAs a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 112

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    115 48%

    81st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    106th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    33rd

    30

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