Games Design teaches you the key technical and creative skills needed to produce indie videogames for computer, mobile and console. You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of games-design tools (such as GameMaker Studio), design and development processes, aesthetics, and the relationships between industry, players and designers. The course is taught in the Daphne Oram building, our exciting new Creative Arts facility, where you’ll have access to industry-standard software to produce a range of games. Dr Alan Meades, an internationally renowned games scholar, leads a team of games industry practitioners and academics who are all as passionate about gaming as you are.
For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|