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Games Design and Development, BSc Hons
Games Design and Development, BSc Hons

Games Design and Development, BSc Hons

  • ID:UG440073
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
Estimated Total/program:
£82,650.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Course Information

This degree in game design and game development provides the creative and technical skills you need for a career in video game development.

This games design and development degree combines all the aspects of theory, practice and technology essential to your career. You'll learn games programming and get the chance to discover the creative aspects of the games industry through practical projects. You'll experience the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of computer games, together with skills in digital design and development.

Graduates of this degree have been employed in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) sectors, as well as in smaller independent studios.

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Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Games and Interactive Systems (30 credits)

  • Object Oriented Programming for Games and Digital Media (15 credits)

  • 3D Modelling (15 credits)

  • Digital Media Design (15 credits)

  • Programming for Games and Digital Media (15 credits)

  • Digital Media Technology (15 credits)

  • Mathematics for Computer Science (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Games Design and Development (30 credits)

  • Installation Development Project (15 credits)

  • Group Project (30 credits)

  • Research Methods for Games and Digital Media (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • 3D Animation (30 credits)

  • Principles of Virtual Reality (30 credits)

  • Games Technology (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Games Design and Development (30 credits)

  • Final Year Projects (60 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Advanced Modelling and Character Animation (30 credits)

  • Natural Computing (15 credits)

  • Agile Development with SCRUM (15 credits)

  • Advanced Virtual Reality (30 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Former Games and Digital Media students have secured placement years at Disney, Space Ape Games, Nickelodeon, and Warner Brothers.

Career destinations include the independent and mobile games sectors as programmers, modellers and designers, the Augmented, Virtual and Mixed reality developers, UI and UX designers for digital media and games, games content creators and deliverers, back-end developers and content managers.

Recent positions secured by Games Design and Digital Media graduates include Motion Capture Technician at The Imaginarium Studios, Serious Games Developer at Arup, Software Engineer at Bossa Studios, and Creative Product Specialist at Celtra.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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