Games Design (BSc (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14100 per year

All study options

About Games Design at Bournemouth University

Why study BSc (Hons) Games Design at BU?:

  • Explore level design, interactive storytelling, narrative development, interface design, games analytics, scripting for game creation, plus 3D modelling and texturing
  • Taught in dedicated facilities, using the latest industry-standard software for developing games
  • Opportunity to put your learning into practice by taking a 4-week work placement (as part of the 3-year course) or a 30-week placement (as part of the 4-year course)
  • Benefit from our industry connections and guest lectures with games developers across the UK and overseas, including Unity, Jagex, King, Sports Interactive, Creative Assembly, Climax Studios, Playground Games, Boss Alien, Media Molecule, and others 
  • As well as the games industry, you’ll be prepared for a career in a range of sectors including digital technologies, architectural visualisation, mixed and virtual realities, and the wider digital creative industry
  • This course received an impressive 94% satisfaction rating from our final year students.

Specialise exclusively in the art and design aspects of video game creation - explore everything from the theory behind the creation of successful digital entertainment titles to the generation of dedicated art and content for them.

Course Accreditations

BU is a member of The Independent Games Developers’ Association (TIGA), and our Games courses have been nominated by TIGA for Best Educational Institution. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14100 per year

Notes about fees for this course

  • Placement year: £850

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. We will consider all subjects but not accept General Studies.

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each of the 4 components, or equiavlent.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University to prepare for your chosen course:

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