University of East London

Course Introduction

This course uniquely integrates traditional narrative structures and their relation to the design of gameplay and mechanics. This programme focuses on the way that narratives are developed and how they combine with other elements of a game, as well as learning about the whole games development process. Our graduates have gone to take up a range of positions with professional games development companies including: Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Gamesys, Lionhead, Microsoft, Ninja Theory, Playdead, Rock Star, Rocksteady, Sega, Sony Entertainment, TT Games, Warchest.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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77% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 66%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

65% Go on to work and/or study

In work 49
Studying 14
Studying and working 2
Unemployed 31
Unknown 4

21% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 97%

Total Practical: 3%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation