Do you want to learn about games development and technical games programming?
Our courses are suited to those who aspire to work in all areas of games programming, including AAA studios, indie games studios and mobile games development. They are also good preparation for a career as a software developer in the wider computing industry.
Our programming courses will give you experience programming with cutting edge low-level APIs such as DirectX and OpenGL, as well as hands-on experience with industry hardware such as the Sony PlayStation 4. This popular low-level award aims to produce graduates with cutting edge skills. Graduates have gone on to work for Rockstar
Our development courses focus on programming using existing industry standard games engines such as UE4 and Unity. You will learn how to program at a professional level and will get a wealth of experience using the same systems that many games companies use to develop games for a range of platforms such as PC, PS4 and mobile.
Want to study games design in the European capital of technology? At Staffordshire University, we understand that being in the centre of growing industries is just as important as the latest facilities and expert academics. That’s why in 2019, we have opened Staffordshire University London, an extension of the Staffordshire University campus in the creative hub of Here East, Stratford. We have brought together a fully equipped games design Studio, our pioneering BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design degree, and our expert academics and put them together in the heart of the digital sector – giving you the best chance of succeeding in a competitive industry.
In our games design courses, you’ll develop your skills by using industry standard software and hardware such as Autodesk Creative Suite and the Unreal and Unity games engines. Using professional techniques acquired through lectures, tutorials, seminars, and industry workshops, you will develop a portfolio of industry standard work.
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 Unity, you’ll gain experience in developing games from an initial concept to finished product. You will then pitch your games to commercial studios such as Playground Games, Team 17 and Media Molecule.
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