36 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The B.S. in Computer Games Design (Hons) at Staffordshire University is designed for those students interested in becoming a 3D artist, animator or games designer.

Overview

The Computer Games Design (Hons) program offered by Staffordshire University explores the creative and technical aspects of games production, giving you the necessary skills to develop, produce and publish games titles.

You’ll develop your skills by using industry standard software and hardware such as Autodesk Creative Suite and the Unreal and Unity games engines. Using professional techniques acquired through lectures, tutorials, seminars, and industry workshops, you will develop a portfolio of industry standard work.

If you choose to complete one of our sandwich courses with a work placement between the second and final years of the course, our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs.

 This course is accredited by the industry games body TIGA, and will give you the skills to become a 3D artist, animator or games designer. We work closely with industry partners to ensure that course content remains relevant, giving our students excellent networking opportunities in the games industry.

Careers

Graduates from our Computer Games Design degree are in great demand, working across the globe as games designers, 3D artists, 3D animators, level designers and technical artists. Our graduates joined the likes of Ubisoft as level designers, working on games like The Division, and several of our recent graduates worked on Grand Theft Auto V and other upcoming Rockstar North titles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Narratology For Games
  • 3D Character Modelling For Games
  • Game Interface Design And Implementation
  • Rapid Games Prototyping
  • 3D Hard Surface Modelling For Games
  • 3D Games Design And Development
  • 2D Game Art

Key information

Duration

  • 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.

Credits

360 alternative credits

 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

  • Typical UCAS offer: 120 points
  • A levels: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM
Available as a direct entry to Year 2 or 3 depending on the previous HND studied.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    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.

Funding

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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