Games Design Hull College
Hull College

Gaming increasingly plays a part in our everyday lives. Here, emphasis is placed on the holistic design of games, with a focus on understanding game play, the architecture of games, the technology used in their creation, digital art working and 3D modelling software, including SketchUp, Blender, 3DSMax, games development using current game engine technology UDK and Unity (plus Flash for some 2D casual game production) and the creation of viable games products, proposals and related interactive digital artefacts, from casual games through to fully-realised, persistent virtual worlds.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Hull School of Art and Design

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Modules reflect a combination of tutor-led skill and knowledge-based development, with a focus on progressive industry/client oriented skills and awareness in every year of study, as well as artefact/ product creation and self-initiated exploration and reflection; all exploring the notion of play in interactive digital media on all platforms within a conceptual framework called “gaming”. You will graduate with games design-oriented knowledge and skills as games designers/developers/ directors/producers.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

24 March *

*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 I620
Institution code H73
Campus name Hull School of Art and Design

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points Although we use UCAS points as a guide for students coming straight from school or college, entry to all our programmes is by interview (and portfolio/audition for programmes in the Faculty of Arts), together with evidence of academic achievement and/or relevant professional attainment. So please contact us to discuss your individual situation as we actively welcome students from a wide range of educational backgrounds. For us, what you've achieved in the past isn't nearly as important as what we believe you can achieve in the future and we excel at providing the support that helps students succeed, regardless of their previous academic background.

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.