Anglia Ruskin University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mobile Game Design and Development

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Course summary

Learn how to create a mobile game from planning to implementation and gain in-demand skills and experience, with our Mobile Game Design and Development foundation degree at ARU Peterborough. Whether you have previous experience or not, our Mobile Game Design and Development course provides a range of industry-relevant skills in mobile game development, ranging from character design to environment design workflows. From the very beginning of your studies, you’ll start to create and develop your own mobile games. Everything you design will build a valuable portfolio to help launch your career in the gaming industry when you graduate from ARU Peterborough. Peterborough is a great place to be for studying Mobile Game Design and Development with the East of England being home to 135 active games companies. During your studies with us, you’ll get the chance to improve your prospects with live briefs and guest speakers from industry, including tech-giants Sony, Jagex and Frontier. There are also opportunities to take part in events with industry reps, so you’ll be absorbed into the world of mobile games. You’ll have access to the latest software and hardware to supporting your learning, including Blender, Autodesk 3DSMax/Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Unreal Engine 4/5, Unity3D and more. The skills and knowledge you’ll learn on our Mobile Game Design and Development course will not only help you forge a career in the mobile gaming industry, but will equip you with core programming skills transferable to the wider IT industry or even a career in teaching. We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, giving you access to cutting-edge research materials. Reach the world with your creations – the possibilities are limitless! Our foundation degree also offers a progression route (with 50% or higher overall grade) to our BSc (Hons) Mobile Game Design and Development. 195 credits will be awarded on progression.

Course details


Modules are subject to change and availability. Year 1: Core modules Game Studies Game Design and Development Workflows Introduction to Game Design Year 2: Core modules Game Development Advanced Game Design Ruskin Module Experimental Study for Games

Assessment method

Throughout the course, we’ll use a range of assessment methods to help measure your progress. You’ll demonstrate your learning through the mobile games and assets you produce, but there will also be a mix of exams, personal learning plans and group projects.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

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Mobile Game Design and Development at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS