Michael Beardwood

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I’m the Course Leader for Computer Games Design with a hefty background in both technical and theoretical subject areas. I have over a decade of teaching experience.

I initially started teaching game studies and moved into teaching Game Engines and elements of game art – I was the award leader for multiple Foundation courses at Staffs and am now leading the main Computer Games Design degree.

Academic qualifications

  • MEng Computer Games Design
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods

 

Expertise

  • Games Design
  • Technical Design
  • Visual Scripting
  • Developing Engine Frameworks
  • Pixel Art
Top 250 Young University

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020