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No.1 in the UK for Games Design & Development

Rookies Global School Rankings 2023

TIGA Games Industry Award Winners

For four years running - 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Ranked No. 1 Video Game School for job placement rates

2023 Game Schools Ranking by GAMEducation

Turn your passion into a lucrative career, and change the world for millions of people across the globe with a games course from Staffordshire University.

We are the largest and UK's number 1 university for Games Design and Development (The Rookies Global School Rankings 2023), so you'll be joining a community of over 2,000 games students with access to professional-standard facilities, immersive next generation technologies, and connections from the likes of Sony Entertainment and Epic Games. We can help you get your foot in the door of the biggest entertainment industry of the 21st century.

At our award-winning institution, we are as passionate about the design and build of games as much as we are about playing them. So whatever stage of game design, development, creation or management you’re interested in, you will get the experience and total immersion you need.

You will access opportunities to network with leading industry organisations, helping you gain valuable experience and build connections for your future career. We recently hosted the sell-out Ukie Student Conference with games industry experts from across the country coming to share their knowledge and expertise to our students. Watch the highlights.

Courses

Computer Gameplay Design and Production BSc (Hons)

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Computer Games Design BSc (Hons)

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Computer Games Design and Programming BSc (Hons)

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Computer Games Design with Animation BSc (Hons)

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Computer Games Development BSc (Hons)

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Foundation year
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Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
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Concept Art for Games and Film BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
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Esports BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
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Games Art BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
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The lecturers have so much industry experience, and Staffs Uni is a gateway to so many amazing job opportunities in the games industry.
Louis Whitehouse

Computer Games Design and Programming

Features

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Campus Clash stage takeover of £2.7m Esports facilities

Esports students are gearing up for a three-day computer games tournament in new multi-million pound facilities on the Stoke-on-Trent campus.
Esports SUL

Staffordshire University London to host esports conference

New research and insights from the world of esports will be explored at a conference to take place in tech capital of the world this Autumn.
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Heralding 20 Years of Games: The Christmas Lectures

Staffordshire University is using it’s 20 years of games anniversary to share its remarkable expertise in a series of online Christmas Lectures.
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MechHead scoops major games industry award

A video game built by students on placement at Staffordshire University has scooped a major industry award.

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Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

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Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

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Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

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