University of East London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Game Development (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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The Extended Degree programme, with an additional Level 0 year, prepares you for successful transition to Level 1 of your chosen degree programme through a stimulating and engaging programme of study. It provides a supportive learning space to work on your academic skills in preparation for Level 1 and beyond. This one-year preparatory programme offers you the opportunity to start your journey towards life as a professional graduate and provides an excellent foundation for your studies at degree level. The BSc (Hons) Computer Game Development degree is focused on providing the abilities necessary to create gameplay systems successfully using a variety of industry-standard tools across many platforms. At every level students work on group projects in multidisciplinary teams to design and develop games.

Course details


Foundation Year: Academic Development (core) Independent Project (core) Creative Digital Practice (core) Year 1: Digital Content Design (core) Introduction to Gameplay Development (core) Games Design (core) Games Programming 1 (core) Year 2: Professional Practice (core) Digital Media Research Methods and Concepts (core) Gameplay Events and Level Design (core) Games Programming 2 (core), Year 3: Games Studio (core) Targeted Games Design (core) Dissertation/Project (core) Dynamic Gameplay (core).

Assessment method

Learning takes place through lectures, seminars, practical workshops in specialist labs, screenings, presentations, critiques and invited speakers from industry. Tutorial sessions are a major part of the course, as well as personal one-to-one supervision of final-year projects and dissertations. All assessment is via practical, theoretical and group and individual project coursework.

How to apply

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 codeG455
Institution code E28
Campus nameDocklands Campus
Campus codeA

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12100 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computer Game Development (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS