Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group

Games Technologies (Top-up)

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Course summary

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This course has been designed in conjunction with employers in the local industry and will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your design and development practice, team-working skills and produce a games portfolio ready for employment. A range of games technologies modules will help you gain a sound understanding of this dynamic discipline. This is a one-year course which will prepare you for the challenges and developments within the games industry. The skills gained from this course will allow you to work in the industry as a games designer, games programmer, 3D modeller, texturing/shading artist or animator amongst a range of other job roles. Upon completion of the course you will have a portfolio suitable for employment within a games studio or the skills to set up your own independent development team. On completion of your course you may also wish to progress onto an appropriate Masters Degree.

Course details


Advanced XR Development, Dissertation or Project, Research Methods and Data Analysis, Games Enterprise, Games Pre-Production, Games Production.

Assessment method

You will learn through a variety of teaching and learning methods including practical assignments, work-based projects, presentations, vivas, peer work and independent study. Assessment is carried out through written assignments, reports, practical demonstrations, work-based projects, practicals, presentations and exams.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI600
Institution code N23
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Applicants to achieve a pass or higher in the relevant Foundation Degree or Level 5 equivalence (i.e. HND or Diploma in HE).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Games Technologies (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS