12 months
14300 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Games Enterprise programme offered by the University of South Wales is an innovative course that will give you the opportunity to develop artistic, design, technical, production and enterprise skills. It builds upon the existing successful teaching at undergraduate degree level within this subject area that has produced award-winning game developers, SMEs, artists, and designers.

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The Games Enterprise  programme offered by the University of South Wales  is aimed at those who wish to expand their existing skills and develop their practise within an environment that functions as a small development company, but who also wishes to tailor their learning to their own specialism. Using proven industry simulation techniques and collaborative practices, this course emulates team-based activity as used within the industry.


Successful graduates will be in a position to apply for roles within games development and also have the skills and knowledge to be able to set up their own start-up companies.

Our graduates have gone on to work for companies Activision, Ubisoft, Rockstar North, Codemasters, TT Games, Cloud Imperium, Tiny Rebel Games, Fictioneers, Kwalee, Supermassive Games, Auroch Digital, Run Wild Entertainment, Bonsai Collective, SEGA Amusements, Party Llama Games, Breach VR, Thud Media, Cloth Cat Animation, and Painting Practice

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Games Innovation Gauntlet
  •  Creative Entrepreneurship
  •  Exploration & Innovation
  •  Games Specialisation
  •  End Game

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree in a related field and/or substantial professional experience in a related field.
  • You will be expected to have some experience of design, development and production processes, such as asset production, level design, programming or enterprise/production activity. You will be interviewed and expected to bring along a portfolio of work.
  • Equivalent accredited international qualifications are acceptable. International students need to supply a CD or DVD of their work, or a link to their personal website, to evidence their ability. Commitment to study will be considered. Where possible, video-conferencing, Skype or other communication will be used to contact you.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time UK:  £1000 per 20 credits

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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