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Games Design with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Canterbury Christ Church University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A number of our degrees are also offered with an additional foundation year (Year 0). Whether you are a school-leaver or someone considering returning to study but don’t have the entry requirements for your chosen subject, a foundation year course may be just what you’re looking for.A foundation year is the first year of a four year programme which:•provides an introduction not only to study at University but also to your chosen subject•offers you a highly supportive environment where you can develop the self-confidence, knowledge, skills and understanding for further study.Games Design teaches you the key technical and creative skills needed to produce indie videogames for computer, mobile and console. You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of games-design tools (such as GameMaker Studio), design and development processes, aesthetics, and the relationships between industry, players and designers. The foundation year will help you take your first step into higher education, broadening your industry knowledge and enabling you to progress to an undergraduate degree. It aims to help you develop a strong foundation of game design, alongside academic and transferable skills, to ensure you get the most out of your degree-level studies. The course is taught in the Daphne Oram building, our exciting new Creative Arts facility, where you’ll have access to industry-standard software to produce a range of games. Dr Alan Meades, an internationally renowned games scholar, leads a team of games industry practitioners and academics who are all as passionate about gaming as you are.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • University League Table

    125th

  • Campus address

    Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    110th out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    96 40%

    104th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    108th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.50 70%

    107th

    21

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