Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our Games Studies degree is perfect for anyone interested in studying, discussing and researching issues around games, the games industry and its players.
If you are interested in studying, discussing and researching issues around games, the games industry and its players, this course is perfect for you. The field of games studies has grown steadily alongside the development of digital games as a mainstream form of entertainment, and provides exciting prospects for graduates.
The course will give you a grounding in the current sociological and ethical issues in gaming, along with the historical context of computer games from a global perspective. Our tutors range from industry specialists who work on and publish games, to teachers, researchers and academics. We have experience in creating excellent courses and producing graduates that are industry-ready.
A fundamental aim of this course is to develop students who understand the players of games and how to analyse and report on the user experience.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Games Studies
Year 1 (Core) Games Studies 1, Fundamentals of Gameplay, Narratology for Games, Introduction to Realism in Games and Miltiainment, Games Studies 2
Year 2 (Core) Games Studies 3, New Developments in Games, Understanding Virtual Reality, Gameplay Applications, Games Studies 4, Gamification, Production Skills for Games
Year 3 (Core) Games Studies Project
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|