What will I learn?

Shape the future - break down barriers and see things in a new way. Become a smart thinker, and be ready for wherever this rapidly evolving industry will take you. You’ll experience a vibrant mix of theory and practice, combining creative and technical skills with cultural and new media theory. Choose a technical focus with the BSc - our graduates are among the world’s best game designers, digital artists, web designers, coders and creative thinkers.Get ready for work - take an optional additional year and secure a paid placement with a company. You’ll gain invaluable experience that could lead to a job in a company such as MTV or Disney when you graduate. You’ll also get your horizons broadened with great enrichment activities including overseas field trips to attend conferences and visit galleries.* Stay one step ahead with a programme designed in close collaboration with industry leaders to ensure technologies, skills and techniques are bang up to date.* Access all areas – keep working into the evening in our dedicated lab space open until 10pm, and take advantage of our other amazing facilities, including a 35 seat, 360° immersive vision theatre.* Customise your course with our unique exit awards, and choose from games design, information design and interaction design.* Your assessments are 100 per cent coursework – no exams!* Be inspired by lecturers who are experts in their field, with backgrounds in both industry and research. The exciting work going on in our research groups, i-DAT and Transtech, feeds back into the teaching on this course.* Get ready for work - take an optional additional year and secure a paid placement with a company. You’ll gain invaluable experience that could lead to a job in a company such as IBM or Virgin Media when you graduate.* Broaden your horizons with great enrichment activities including overseas field trips in Berlin, Helsinki and New York to attend conferences and visit galleries.* Network, network, network – we have close links with industry leaders including Sony, IBM, Virgin Media and Kaspersky.* Get exclusive insights with talks from guest speakers from the creative arts and technology industries, such as Hannah Wood, Jaromil and Luke Jerram.* 90 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things and 90 per cent of students were satisfied overall. 90 per cent of students were in a professional/managerial job six months after the course.

Which department am I in?

School of Art, Design and Architecture

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 16,819) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 16,819) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need US high school diplomas with a combination of: AP at grade 4 or 5 (usually three subjects relevant to course), SAT circa 1250, ACT circa 26, SAT subjects (three relevant subjects circa 400). Undergraduate programmes: ILETS 6.0 overall with Minimum component scores 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

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About this uni

Two-thirds of the research conducted by the University of Plymouth is ranked as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

  • Short drive to Dartmoor National Park
  • The university has 139,000 alumni across 135 countries
  • Awarded TEF silver for teaching excellence
  • Double winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize