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Game Design (Hons)

University of Liverpool

36 months
Duration
18500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This interdisciplinary Game Design (Hons) BA programme at University of Liverpool is one of the first of its kind in the Russell Group, combining modules from Computer Science and the School of the Arts to deliver a holistic grounding in how games are made, why they’re made, and what they tell us about the world.

Overview

The Game Design (Hons) BA programme at University of Liverpool combines coding, creativity, and critical theory to deliver a distinctive new provision in interactive audiovisual media. 

Career prospects

  • Digital games (incorporating computer games, video games, and smart phone apps) represent one of the fastest growing forms of entertainment media. This progamme aims to equip you with the technical, creative and critical skills that will help you find employment in this dynamic and rapidly growing field, whilst assembling a professional portfolio of work.
  • There is a growing need for jobs not only in the games industry, but in surrounding industries as well. As such, this programme develops a wide range of skills that prepare students for employment at various entry points in the job market, including content creation, publishing, journalism, and marketing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Different Play 
  • Game Design Independent Project
  • Computer Networks 
  • Principles of Computer Games Design and Implementation
  • Software Engineering 
  • Games Playing Roles
  • Immersive Media and VIrtual Worlds

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level requirements: ABB 
  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: BTEC applications are encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits and may make offers at DDM.
  • International Baccalaureate: 33 points, with no score less than 4
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H1, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3
  • Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher: Scottish Highers at AABBB or Scottish Advanced Highers at ABB, combinations are also welcome.
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced: Accepted including two A levels at BB.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU: £18,500 per year

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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