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This degree in game engineering includes an industrial placement, equipping you with practical work experience and boosting your CV. Explore different aspects of computing science - such as games design, bioinformatics, and security - in your first two years. After a year on an accredited, paid industrial placement you will study specialist modules such as gaming simulations and computer games development.
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How to apply
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB||Excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD||Minimum grade B or 6 in at least five GCSEs required, including Mathematics.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||A level 3 unit in mathematical studies essential. At least 30 level 3 credits with Distinction in a science subject, and 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit.|
|Scottish Higher||AABBB - AAABB||Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade C in the Higher in Mathematics is required. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 - 35 points||Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.|
|Extended Project||We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H2, H2, H3 - H1, H1, H1, H2, H3|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M2||D3,D3,M2/D3,D3,M3 in Principal Subjects. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|