B.Sc. On Campus

Computer Gameplay Design and Production (Hons)

36 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The B.S. in Computer Gameplay Design and Production (Hons) at Staffordshire University is suitable for students that love the idea of developing and experimental games and are interested in a career as a games designer.


The Computer Gameplay Design and Production (Hons) program offered by Staffordshire University was built with the role of a core games designer or gameplay designer in mind. You’ll focus on scripting in game engines to allow you to take ideas from concept to a playable prototype. Exploring some of the fundamental ideas underpinning modern games, you’ll develop fun, exciting and experimental concepts.

Our academics come from a variety of backgrounds, including fine art, games design, interactive media technology, simulation and mathematical modelling. They’ve worked in gaming at all levels and the course leader, Nia Wearn, was listed as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential women in the industry.

We have a state-of-the-art games design studio and we have excellent links to influential organisations in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to network with these companies and build contacts for your future career.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Gameplay Design and Production.


  • Computer Gameplay Design and Production graduates are recruited by both large and small companies, working on a range of platforms and games. We have alumni working in a variety of technical and games design and production roles for companies such as Auroch Digital, Rockstar Games, Sony, Codemasters, Rebellion, Creative Assembly, Ubisoft, Rare, SEGA and Frontier Developments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals Of Gameplay
  • 3D Games Engines
  • Games Design
  • Rapid Games Prototyping
  • Narratology For Games
  • Gameplay Applications
  • Junior Collaborative Game Development And Testing
  • Advanced 3D Games Engines And Scripting
  • New Developments In Games
  • Game Interface Design And Implementation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The main deadline for applications is 29 January. You are encouraged to apply by then, however late applications are accepted through UCAS until 30 June.


360 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.

  • Typical UCAS offer: 112 points
  • A levels: BBC

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14500 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 Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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