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Game Design and Development (Hons)

University of Bradford

36 months
Duration
20118 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

On this Game Design and Development (Hons) programme at the University of Bradford, we aim to develop you as a student to become a highly-skilled, experienced, professional, computer game developer and technical designer. 

Overview

You will be introduced to the creative and technical aspects of game level design and creation, game play, technical computer animation, game programming and script programming, supported by appropriate contextual and technical theory to inform your practice. You will learn how to generate and develop ideas and solve technical problems. In the final year you will undertake an individual project and major production project in a studio environment designed to replicate real world and industry production processes. There will also be opportunities to work on projects for external clients.

In the second and third years you can develop your own areas of interest and expertise through a range of options.

The Game Design and Development (Hons) programme at the University of Bradford is designed for those students who want to learn to design, develop and programme computer games, using the most up to date industry standard technologies. Whilst we are not subject specific, the course typically attracts students with an interest in computer programming and scripting, animation, game play, artificial intelligence. We welcome students who have A level, BTEC or equivalent qualifications.

Career prospects

Employment statistics

94% of our 2017 graduates in Animation, Games and Visual Effects found employment or went on to further study within six months of graduating.*

*These DLHE statistics are derived from annually published data by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), based on those UK domiciled graduates who are available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game Appreciation and Industry Analysis
  • Script Programming and Technical Animation
  • Game Design Programming and Development
  • Storytelling, Narrative and Experience
  • Advanced Game Technology and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical offer - 112 UCAS tariff points.
    • We take into consideration a number of factors when assessing your application. It's not just about your grades; we take the time to understand your personal circumstances and make decisions based on your potential to thrive at university and beyond.
    • A levels - There are no specific subject requirements.
    • BTEC Extended Diploma - DMM - there are no specific subject requirements.
    • Applicants on Access Programmes - Meet UCAS tariff of 112. There are no specific subject requirements.
    • International Baccalaureate requirements - 112 UCAS tariff points to include at least 80 points from 2 HL subjects. Plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.
    • Plus minimum of GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 (equivalents accepted).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20118 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20118 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bradford

713 - 1353 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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