Computer Science with Industrial Placement (Games Engineering)

Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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This degree in game engineering includes an industrial placement to give you practical work experience and boost your CV, as well as a year of study at Master's level. Explore different aspects of computing science – such as games design, bioinformatics, and security - in your first two years. After a year on an accredited, paid industrial placement you study specialist modules such as gaming simulations and computer games development. Your final year is made up of modules from our MSc degree in Computer Game Engineering, ensuring you develop a deep understanding of game engineering.

Course details


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeI612
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - AAA excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD Minimum grade B or 6 in at least five GCSEs required, including Mathematics.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits A level 3 unit in mathematical studies essential. At least 30 level 3 credits with Distinction in a science subject, and 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit.
Scottish Higher AAABB Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade C in the Higher in Mathematics is required. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.
Extended Project We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H3
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2 GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £22800 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/
Computer Science with Industrial Placement (Games Engineering) at Newcastle University - UCAS