Master game development skills while specialising in your chosen discipline. On this Game Development degree, you'll gain technical, creative and professional skills within an environment built to mirror a real games development studio. In preparation for a career in this ever-evolving industry, you’ll collaborate in multi-skilled teams to develop your own games from day one – learning how different specialisms work together, how to operate effectively within a team and how to develop the role you play. You'll be studying at the No. 1 university for game design in England according to the Princeton Review, 2023. You will: Build your own games from day one and have the opportunity to establish your own company in your third year Work in one of the largest and best-equipped dedicated game-making spaces of any university in the UK Learn in a department dedicated to gaming and be surrounded by people working in all aspects of the industry Develop a multidisciplinary approach, using Unity and Unreal to touch upon all aspects of game creation Engage with industry via our Guest Speaker programme and annual Games Expo Have the flexibility to change your area of specialism based on your skills and interests
Create backstories, dialogue, quests and player journeys as you learn foundational creative writing skills and translate them into narrative design for games. From module information to course aims and assessment criteria, you can discover the full course details on our course web page. Placement year: You’ll be responsible for finding your own placement, with support from the RealWORKS employability team. Choosing this option will enhance your industry experience and skills while studying. How you’ll study during your placement year You’ll spend time working in a professional context, as part of a business or organisation. This can be in one role, or up to three, and must be for a minimum of 24 weeks. You’ll develop in-demand workplace skills, deepen your insight into industry and grow your network of contacts, all of which could help you get ahead in your career after graduation. Throughout this year, you’ll develop a portfolio of work that includes critical self-reflection on what has been learned from the experience. You’ll be required to evidence your experiences, the skills you’ve learned and your professional growth.
Teamwork features heavily to reflect the industry. Game making is the primary form of assessment. Continuous assessment with no formal examinations. Visual, verbal and written assignments. Portfolio of project work.
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
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. Through the award of international scholarships, we aim to support academic enrichment by encouraging diversity and excellence at Falmouth. For details of our international scholarships, and how to apply for them, please visit our website at www.falmouth.ac.uk
If you are able to demonstrate relevant, current, equivalent experience instead of formal qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Please contact our Applicant Services team before applying, for advice regarding your individual experience and eligibility. If you are an international applicant and require a Student visa to study in the UK, you must have a recognised English language test approved and vouched for by the University at the appropriate level. Our Applicant Services team can help you with any general questions you may have about study visas or suitable language tests. For more specific advice, we recommend you also consult UKCISA http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||An (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening|
|Trinity ISE||A minimum of Trinity ISE II with Distinction in all four components is required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||A minimum on the Cambridge English scale of 169 is required|
|PTE Academic||55||A minimum score in the Pearson Academic Test of English of 55 overall is required, with a minimum of 51 in all four components.|
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
English language support at Falmouth
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Fees and funding
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