Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
You study a broad curriculum in your first two years, developing knowledge in different aspects of computing science, and gaining skills in problem solving, program design and implementation. In your third year, you move onto specialist topics in game engineering, with modules that focus on the design, development and implementation of software that drives computer games.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
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||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB||Excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD||Minimum grade B or 6 in at least five GCSEs required, including Mathematics.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|A level 3 unit in mathematical studies essential. At least 30 level 3 credits with Distinction in a science subject, and 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit.|
|Scottish Higher||AABBB - AAABB||
Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade C in the Higher in Mathematics is required.
Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M2||D3,D3,M2/D3,D3,M3 in Principal Subjects. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required.|
|Extended Project||We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 - 35 points||Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H2, H2, H3 - H1, H1, H1, H2, H3|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|