Staffordshire University

Computer Games Design (with a placement year) Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

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Our Computer Games Design degree explores the creative and technical aspects of games production, giving you the necessary skills to develop, produce and publish games titles. This course is accredited by the industry games body TIGA, and will give you the skills to become a 3D artist, animator or games designer.
We work closely with Epic Games to ensure that course content remains relevant, giving our students excellent networking opportunities in the games industry.
Our facilities boast a hi-tech Vicon Motion Capture Studio, Europe's only Epic Games Centre, hundreds of PCs and game development possibilities with Sony, Vive, Occulus and more.

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 code I641
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access with 15 Credits at Pass or Merit
Scottish Higher ABBBB
AS A - E
Extended Project A* - E
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3, H3
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate D* - P
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma D*D* - PP
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D* - P
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDM
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma D* - P
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma D*D - PP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D*P
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D* - PP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D*P
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D* - P
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC

Some subjects will require previous study in specific subjects. Please refer to the course pages on the University website


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/fees

Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 2DE


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