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Course summary

This degree in game design and game development provides the creative and technical skills you need for a career in video game development. The games development degree combines all aspects of theory, practice and technology essential to your career. You'll learn games programming and get the chance to explore creative aspects of games development that are used in the industry through practical projects. You'll experience the theories, practices and the application of computing technologies for the development of video games, together with technical skills in digital design and real-time 3D graphics. Graduates of this degree have been employed in video games companies and IT fields using related technologies. What you should know about this course

  • You will have the opportunity to specialise in programming or modelling and animation, and build a broad range of skills with a general games design and development degree
  • This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in computer game development and/or developing gaming content for related applications in serious games or mobile
  • For eight consecutive years the University of Greenwich has been shortlisted by TIGA for Best Educational Institute
  • All of our modules have been designed and contextualised for games students
  • You will have access to High Spec Gaming PCs with RTX 4090 GPUs and dual screens in our state-of-art computer labs.


All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit:

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at

Games Development at University of Greenwich - UCAS