If you love the idea of developing exciting and experimental games, this degree may be for you. It's ideal if you're interested in a career as a games designer.
This course was built with the role of a core games designer or gameplay designer in mind. You’ll focus on scripting in game engines to allow you to take ideas from concept to a playable prototype. Exploring some of the fundamental ideas underpinning modern games, you’ll develop fun, exciting and experimental concepts.
Our academics come from a variety of backgrounds, including fine art, games design, interactive media technology, simulation and mathematical modelling. They’ve worked in gaming at all levels and the course leader, Nia Wearn, was listed as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential women in the industry.
Our state-of-the-art games design studio is sponsored by Epic Games and we have excellent links to influential organisations in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to network with these companies and build contacts for your future career.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Gameplay Design and Production
Professional body accreditation
This course is accredited by TIGA.
If you choose to complete one of our sandwich courses with a work placement between the second and final years of the course, our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs.