University Centre South Essex

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the Arts London

Games Design

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Games Design degree programme is designed to allow the development of skills required for; 3D assets, character design, the process of rigging, game design and development. All the processes covered in this programme are delivered to industry standard. On completion of this programme, students should be able to progress into industry in a variety of creative and technical roles. Our strength is in our determination to provide a pro-active, creative atmosphere, that is responsive to current and future working practices. We run a small tight-knit course of around twenty students in each year, this allows us to really get to know our students and support them.

Course details


Year 1 GD101 - Visual Storytelling (30 credits) GD102 - Historical and Contextual Studies (30 credits) GD103 - 3D Modelling and Texturing (30 credits) GD104 – Programming (30 credits) Year 2 GD201 - Game Level Design (30 Credits) GD202 - Games Animations (30 Credits): GD203 - Professional and Cultural Development (30 Credits): GD204 - Mobile Game Development (30 Credits) Year 3 GD301 - Dissertation Project (30 Credits) GD302 - Final Project Development (30 Credits) GD303 –Final Project (30 Credits) GD304 -Computer Games Management (30 Credits)

Assessment method

Coursework is assessed in a range of different ways in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and aptitudes including portfolio and sketchbook submissions, group presentations, written essays and research folders. There are no examinations. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework: Year 1 100% coursework: 88% Studio based with a written element 12% Year 2 100% coursework: 88% Studio based with a written element 12% Year 3 100% coursework: 75% Studio based with a written element 25%

How to apply

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University Centre Basildon
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 - minimum 5.5 across all components.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1
EU £17930 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Games Design at University Centre South Essex - UCAS