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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 13540 per year

All study options

About Games Design at University for the Creative Arts

Our BA (Hons) Games Design course will give you the opportunity to explore the growing indie games industry and how you can apply your creativity to develop a career in the field.

Using top-of-the-range software, you’ll be able to focus on your own individual approach to video game design as you develop a broad range of skills and techniques that will enable you to launch into a career after you graduate.

Learning from experienced lecturers with strong links to the industry, you’ll be able to apply your skills beyond just creating entertainment and explore other areas such as avant-garde games and games with a purpose.

BA (Hons) Games Design allows you to apply your skills within the computer games industry – a sector which is growing at a record pace. According to TIGA, the UK video games industry is the largest in Europe and contributed £1.11 billion to the UK economy in 2014.

From our Rochester campus, you’ll be able to get to London easily to explore this constantly-evolving industry in person.

Through this course we particularly value an entrepreneurial indie attitude, aiming to challenge convention and help form the future of gaming.

Students on our Games Design course take a broad approach and often incorporate games technology and design into other related disciplines.

You’ll be part of a creative community with strong external networks, but there will be a focus on your own individual approach to game design as you develop a broad range of skills that underpin your chosen area of specialism.

Our Rochester campus has excellent facilities dedicated to Computer Games with high-end PCs running software including Unity, CGI Autodesk Entertainment suite and Adobe Master Collection.

The course also has access to shared resources including 3D workshops and laser-cutting, as well as photography and printmaking.

There are fantastic career opportunities for graduates of BA (Hons) Games Design, with the option to develop entrepreneurially into fields beyond the entertainment sector.

This course has changed it's title for 2019 entry, to find out more about the 2018 course please see the BA (Hons) Computer Games Design course page.

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 awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 13540 per year

Notes about fees for this course

UK/EU: £9,250

International: £13,540

Entry requirements

For more detailed information regarding the International Requirements, please visit the course page.

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