Computer Games Design and Programming (With a foundation year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS

Computer Games Design and Programming (With a foundation year)

Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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As a Computer Games Design and Programming student, you'll create designs for games, 3D models and animations. Learn how to manipulate and create game engines. Run in affiliation with games industry body TIGA, this course will give you the skills you need for a career in games development – focused around using multiple games technologies. The computer games industry is a vast, exciting and expanding sector. In 2016, the digital sales of games grossed more than the combined digital sales of film and music. This course is ideally suited to students wishing to discover and learn all three main areas of games development: design, programming and production. By studying all three areas of games development, you’ll acquire the skills required to work in a games studio or independently to create your own games. This broad skillset is desirable to employers in large and small studios in a highly competitive industry. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design and Programming

Course details


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeI648
Institution code S72
Campus nameStaffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level AE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma with 48 UCAS points
AS AE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D* - PP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D* - P
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D* - P
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D* - P
Extended Project A* - E
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H5, H6, H6, H6, H6
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma PPP
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma D*D* - PP
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma D*D*, PP
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma D*D*, PP
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma D* - P
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D* - P
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate D* - P

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Computer Games Design and Programming (With a foundation year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS