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Computer Games Development BSc


What will I learn?

Are you a keen programmer who wants to explore games development? Would you like to know how to program within the game engine? Do you aspire to take your technical skills into the games industry from indie to AAA as a Games Developer?This course is suited to those needs and those who aspire to work in an indie or AAA studio, from mobile games to console and everything in between. It is also good preparation for a career as a software developer in the wider computing industry.As members of the PlayStation® First Academic Program run by Sony, we have access to professional development hardware and software tools. Using industry standard games engines such as Unreal Engine and Unity, you’ll gain experience in developing games, tools and simulations from an initial concept to finished product.As a graduate of this course, you will be well equipped to work in the games industry as a games developer in a multitude of linking roles including gameplay, tools, audio, AI, engine, and many more. You will also develop the skills to work in the wider computing industry as a software developer.You will be taught by a range of academics with experience in academia, research, and industry games development. Module classes also include specialist, guest lecturers from our wide range of industry partners.Throughout your time at Staffordshire University, you will have many opportunities to interact with the games industry in events such as: guest lectures, portfolio reviews, game jams, networking socials, mock interviews and many more.Many graduates from the Games Technology area are currently working in companies such as Activision, Rockstar, Codemasters, Playground Games, Rebellion, Rare, Unity, to name but a few!Your games industry career starts here. Time to level up!

Which department am I in?

Digital, Technologies and Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,750.00 (US$ 20,206) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2023


Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

College Road,


ST4 2DE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Two SAT I scores with a minimum of 550 in each. IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component or an equivalent approved qualification.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is an outstanding choice for students who prioritise teaching excellence.

  • Shortlisted for University of the Year (THE 2020)
  • Several vibrant campuses to choose from across
  • High investment in new, cutting-edge facilities
  • 78% of research rated as world leading

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