Staffordshire University

Games Studies Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate


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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

Course details


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

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

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Course code I621
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 112 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Staffordshire University
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Stoke on Trent

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