Games Design (Top-Up) at Sheffield College - UCAS

Sheffield College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Games Design (Top-Up)

Course summary

Our BA (hons) Top up degree is validated by Sheffield Hallam University. It has been specially designed for students who wish to pursue a career within the computer games industry, and to build on the skills which they have developed at level 4 and 5. The course is mainly based around the artistic elements of games design and development, with some group projects and solo projects. We also help to prepare you for a life in the industry by providing an insight into the professional practice of games design through practical demonstration, research and theory-based study. Students are encouraged to explore a variety of sources and subjects that influence their development as well as experiencing a range of teaching methods such as formal lectures, team teaching, practical demonstrations and tutorials that further enhance their learning experience.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Hillsborough Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from international candidates.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Level 5 FdA Games Development or equivalent (HND games development)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Trips will incur a fee per visit.
Games Design (Top-Up) at Sheffield College - UCAS