What will I learn?

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level.If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study.This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilitiesJoin a community of people who have a real passion for games. From day one, you’ll work as you would within a team in the industry, developing your own games. You’ll replicate professional practice, learning in a range of environments to discover your specialism and prepare for the career you want.You'll learn how different specialisms work together, how to work effectively in a team and to develop the role you play in it. These courses simulate how industry operates, in a studio environment that's built to mirror a real games development studio.Learn to manage the production of game projects, identifying and solving problems while making the development process run smoother and helping to deliver the project on schedule. You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialismLearn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environmentsDevelop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projectsGo on to study your chosen course specialism at degree levelBuild your own games from day one and have the opportunity to establish your own company in your third yearWork in one of the largest and best equipped dedicated game-making spaces of any university in the UKWork in a department dedicated to gaming and be surrounded by people working in all aspects ofthe industryDevelop a multi-disciplinary approach, using Unity and Unreal to touch upon all aspects of game creationHave the flexibility to change your area of specialism based on your skills and interests

Which department am I in?

The Games Academy

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£17,460.00 (US$ 23,280) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus,

Treliever Road,

Penryn,

Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly,

TR10 9EZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a recognised Foundation Diploma. Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability. Students will need to meet the same standard which is equivalent to the IELTS Academic 6.0 overall score, with at least 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

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

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