**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:
- Learn the key techniques and skills required to create a wide variety of games.
- Attain a deep understanding of game play.
- Create prototypes and game concept pitches for external clients and experts
- Collaborate with students from other gaming disciplines to understand game production in a team context.
- Gain the visual communication and creative problem-solving skills industry employers are looking for.
- lectures and tutorials
- supervision sessions
- design workshops
- group projects
- self-directed study
- field trips
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules 3D Modelling Game Design Theory Game World Mechanics Level 4 Game Project Online Gaming Cultures Visual Concepts For Games 1 Year 2 - Compulsory modules Advanced Game Design Theory Experimental Game Practice Narrative Design Physical Games Professional Development Project Elective modules Creative Sound Practice Introduction To Concept Art Virtual Reality Design Year 3 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Creative Direction For Games Final Game Project Game Professional Practice User Interface Design For Games Elective modules 3D Games Prototyping Life Drawing Sound Design And Sonic Arts Practice Visual Effects Project
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 and over at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend a selection event with a portfolio of work to demonstrate your ability. Find out about the selection process and how to produce a strong portfolio on our website: https://www.shu.ac.uk/visit-us/selection-events/selection-event-for-ba-honours-game-design-and-development
Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill, or equivalent.|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre- sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. As part of our selection process, we may request a portfolio or other evidence of your ability.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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