Undergraduate study in Games

Top 20 university in the world for Games Design & Development

Rookies World School Rankings 2022

Winners of "Best Education Initiative" at TIGA awards 2022

For StaffsVerse, a computer game showing an alternate Staffordshire University campus on Mars.

Accredited by TIGA

Most of our Games degrees are accredited by TIGA so are industry recognised

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 have the largest games department in the UK, 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.

Check out the fantastic selection of games made by our students during their Collaborative Games Development modules in 2021. All of the games featured were made in 6 weeks of development time.

Courses

Animation BA (Hons)

Study options
Full-time
Foundation year

CGI and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Placement year

Computer Gameplay Design and Production BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Computer Games Design BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Computer Games Design and Programming BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Computer Games Development BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Concept Art for Games and Film BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Esports BA (Hons)

Study options
Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Games Art BA (Hons)

Optional pathways in Characters, Environments.

Study options
Full-time
Foundation year

Careers and connections

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Facilities and expertise

Our expert academics, world-leading research and industry-standard facilities make us the number one destination for students from home and abroad.

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Student experiences

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StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021