Newcastle University

Computer Science with Industrial Placement (Game Engineering) Newcastle University Degree level: Undergraduate

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This degree in game engineering includes an industrial placement, equipping you with practical work experience and boosting your CV. Explore different aspects of computing science - such as games design, bioinformatics, and security - in your first two years. After a year on an accredited, paid industrial placement you will study specialist modules such as gaming simulations and computer games development.

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 G451
Institution code N21
Campus name Main Site (Newcastle)
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 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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £22,800 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 more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/

Provider information

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Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU


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0191 208 3333