Aimed at aspiring programmers, our Computer Games Development degree will show you how to create exciting games with professional hardware and software tools.
*The BSc (Hons) with a foundation year is subject to validation.
Accredited by Creative Skillset, this degree has been developed with input from industry experts and is regularly updated to fit the needs of the games industry.
As members of the PlayStation® First Academic Program run by Sony, we have access to professional development hardware and software tools. Our labs will help you to develop for multiple platforms, including consoles, phones, tablets and PCs. We also have a usability lab for testing how people interact with games, and a commercial games studio. Staffordshire University is also a member of TIGA, the games industry body.
Our academics have experience in the industry and are engaged in research, so course content is always relevant. You’ll also get to hear our guest speakers discuss cutting-edge game development tools and processes.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming
Professional body accreditation
Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.
This course is recognised by Creative Skillset, Sector Skills Council and carries the Creative Skillset Tick for the purposes of indicating courses best suited to prepare for a Creative Industries career.
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.