Computer Game Development (with Foundation Year)

Course Introduction

The Extended Degree programme, with an additional Level 0 year, prepares you for successful transition to Level 1 of your chosen degree programme through a stimulating and engaging programme of study. It provides a supportive learning space to work on your academic skills in preparation for Level 1 and beyond. This one-year preparatory programme offers you the opportunity to start your journey towards life as a professional graduate and provides an excellent foundation for your studies at degree level. The BSc (Hons) Computer Game Development degree is focused on providing the abilities necessary to create gameplay systems successfully using a variety of industry-standard tools across many platforms. At every level students work on group projects in multidisciplinary teams to design and develop games.

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Academic Development (core) Independent Project (core) Creative Digital Practice (core)

Year 1: Digital Content Design (core) Introduction to Gameplay Development (core) Games Design (core) Games Programming 1 (core)

Year 2: Professional Practice (core) Digital Media Research Methods and Concepts (core) Gameplay Events and Level Design (core) Games Programming 2 (core),

Year 3: Games Studio (core) Targeted Games Design (core) Dissertation/Project (core) Dynamic Gameplay (core).

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees