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Course summary

Develop your skills in mobile game design, from planning and project work to QA and implementation, with our Mobile Game Design and Development degree at ARU Peterborough. Whether you have previous experience or not, our Mobile Game Design and Development degree provides a range of industry-relevant skills, ranging from character design to environment design workflows. From the very beginning of your studies, you’ll start to create and develop your own mobile games. Everything you design will build a valuable portfolio to help launch your career in the gaming industry when you graduate from ARU Peterborough. Peterborough is a great place to be for studying Mobile Game Design and Development with the East of England being home to 135 active games companies. During your studies with us, you’ll get the chance to improve your prospects with live briefs and guest speakers from industry, including tech-giants like Sony, Jagex and Frontier. There are also opportunities to take part in events with industry reps, so you'll be absorbed into the world of mobile games. You’ll have access to the latest software and hardware to supporting your learning, including Blender, Autodesk 3DSMax/Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Unreal Engine 4/5, Unity3D and more. The skills and knowledge you’ll learn on our Mobile Game Design and Development degree will not only help you forge a career in the mobile gaming industry, but will equip you with core programming skills transferable to the wider IT industry or even a career in teaching. We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, giving you access to cutting-edge research materials. Reach the world with your creations – the possibilities are limitless! Mobile Game Design and Development at ARU Peterborough This is just one of the Mobile Game Design and Development degrees that we offer in Peterborough.


Modules are subject to change and availability. Year 1: Core modules Literacies in HE Mathematics Fundamentals of Computing and Gaming Science Year 2: Core modules Game Studies Game Design and Development Workflows Introduction to Game Design Year 3: Core modules Game Development Advanced Game Design Ruskin Module Experimental Study for Games Year 4: Core modules Final Major Project for Games Specialised Practice for Games

Assessment method

Throughout the course, we’ll use a range of assessment methods to help measure your progress. You’ll demonstrate your learning through the mobile games and assets you produce, but there will also be a mix of exams, personal learning plans and group projects.

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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 £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information 2022 International fees are to be confirmed
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