University of East London

Course Introduction

Our game courses have a particular emphasis on developing gameplay and designing games. The Computer Game Development degree is focused on providing the abilities necessary to successfully create gameplay systems using a variety of industry standard tools across many platforms. Several parts of the programme provide opportunities to work in multidisciplinary teams using processes and working practices from the games industry. Students go on to work companies such as: Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Gamesys, Lionhead Microsoft, Ninja Theory, Playdead Rock Star, Rocksteady, Sega, Sony Entertainment, TT Games and Warchest .

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

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • 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

24% 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