Game Design and Development at London South Bank University - UCAS

Course summary

This award-winning innovative course will allow you to learn all the key aspects of game design and development. There will be an inter-disciplinary first semester where you will work collaboratively on real world projects with students studying media production, music and sound design and photography & imaging to enhance your digital media production skills and to develop your ability to work effectively in a team and on project planning. In the second semester of your first year you will then focus fully on game design and development gaining specialist skills but still with opportunities to collaborate with students on other courses in the creative technologies in subsequent years of study. You will be taught by lecturers with more than 20 years’ experience in the games industry offering you the sought-after practical experience of working creatively and collaboratively at the forefront of tech advances. Real-world application of your skills is essential, and you will have the opportunity to work with external clients and game publishers. On completion of the course you will have the opportunity to showcase your creative production in the creative technologies show which evidences to employers that you are ready for a career in an ever-changing digital and technological landscape.


Year 1 Remix. Remake. Recycle. • Sound and Vision • Creative Agency • 3D Modelling • Game Production • Game Specialism 1 Year 2 • Organic Modelling and Animation • Re:Creation • Game Specialism 2 • Game Programming • Professional Development and Employability • Interdisciplinary Practice Year 3 • Pilot Major Project • Major Project • Research Project • Professional Practice and Portfolio

How to apply

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LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 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 .

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Game Design and Development at London South Bank University - UCAS