Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Games Design (with a foundation year) - Staffordshire University London

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Course summary

Staffordshire University brings a fresh approach to education at its new Digital Institute London. Brand new for September 2019 the Institute is based at Here East, right at the heart of the Olympic Park in London. You will be taught in new open plan learning spaces with the best in new technology and have access to social spaces for industry networking to set you up for the best start. Here East is home to a variety of communications, broadcasting and technological businesses and the metropolis of central London just a tube ride away, meaning the possibilities for social and professional development are endless. On the course you’ll develop your skills by using industry standard software and hardware such as Adobe Creative Cloud, 3DS Max and the Unreal game engine. Using professional techniques acquired through lectures, tutorials, seminars, and industry workshops, you will develop a portfolio of industry standard work. In Year 1 you’ll learn about level development pipelines and games mechanics design and implementation. You’ll cover 3D modelling skills and develop an understanding of 3D games engines. In your second year, you'll work on a group project as a junior member of a development team. You will specialise as a game designer through modules covering advanced game engines, scripting and UI design. Your third year will see you become a senior member of the collaborative development team. Finalising your skillset and portfolio through individual projects and games production modules. Representatives from games companies come to the University for development and training, providing you with excellent opportunities to network with industry professionals and potential employers. *You’ll study your first year at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London at their Tottenham campus and on successful completion you will continue your studies at Staffordshire University London at the Digital Institute based in Here East. High levels of tutor support and guidance will prepare you for degree level study. * On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design.


Foundation Year: Digital Media Skills for Games and Esports (60 credits); Professional Skills (30 credits); Digital Games Production (30 credits) Year 1 (Core): Introduction to Games Design; Introduction to 3D Games Engines; Introduction to 3D Modelling for Games; Narratology for Games Year 2 (Core): Junior Collaborative Game Development and Testing; 3D Games Design and Development; Advanced 3D Games Engines and Scripting; Game Interface Design and Implementation Year 3 (Core) Senior Collaborative Games Development & Testing; Advanced Games Design and Production; Individual Games Technology Portfolio; Individual Games Technology Project

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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (Capital City College Group)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

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

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