Games Design (Top Up) at Hugh Baird College - UCAS

Hugh Baird College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Games Design (Top Up)

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Top up in Games Design aims to further enhance skills and career opportunities in the games industry. This course has been designed to build on existing design related experience and help further develop and support students to fulfil their ambitions and function professionally in the design arena. The entire focus for this course will be on developing a proposal for a game, culminating in your Honours Project. On the top up course, you will enhance your passion for high level ideas generation in your chosen pathway and will develop the links between technology and the user. The course also helps you undertake the professional networking possibilities communicating with leading industries in your field to set the fundamental foundations needed to ‘go it alone’ or as part of a team when you graduate. You may have the opportunity to work on live projects from the games industry, working to real deadlines and expressing your own creative ideas and skills through your project work; all using the latest games software. Core aspects of your work will be visualisation and digital modelling and you will develop a rich portfolio that will showcase your skills.


Each module is a self-contained block of learning with defined aims, learning outcomes and assessment. Modules you will study: *Games Proposal* and *Honours Project*

Assessment method

Assessment methods are specified in each module syllabus and the student guide. All learning outcomes in a module are assessed and indicative assessment strategy for each module specifies the learning outcomes being assessed. The nature of coursework varies from module to module.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Games Design (Top Up) at Hugh Baird College - UCAS