This Computer Games Programming (Hons) degree offered at Staffordshire University has been developed with input from industry experts and is regularly updated to fit the needs of the games industry.
As members of the PlayStation® First Academic Program run by Sony, we have access to professional development hardware and software tools. Our labs will help you to develop for multiple platforms, including consoles, phones, tablets and PCs. We also have a usability lab for testing how people interact with games, and a commercial games studio. Staffordshire University is also a member of TIGA, the games industry body.
Our academics have experience in the industry and are engaged in research, so course content is always relevant. You’ll also get to hear our guest speakers discuss cutting-edge game development tools and processes.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming
Many graduates have secured games programming roles in companies such as Codemasters, Activision, EA, TT Games, Exient, SEGA, Radiant Worlds and Rockstar Games. We also have graduates working in software development for companies such as Thomson Reuters, Transport for London, CERN, BAE Systems, BMW and IBM.
Accredited by Creative Skillset.
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All students take a total of 120 credits per level and 360 credits for the degree as a whole.
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All applicants need GCSE minimum grade C Mathematics and English Language, or recognised equivalent.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries.
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