This Games Design course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offers you a dynamic and friendly creative environment where you are encouraged and inspired to play, learn and think creatively. Games Design covers the conceptual, visual and digital development of games, and you will be given an industry perspective that will equip you to seek employment in the trade.
From the start of the course, you will be exploring and developing ideas and concepts relating to games and are actively encouraged to play, to question the nature of your specialism and express the ideas formulated through personal project work.
Why study with us
Our Games Design students develop portfolios that give them an advantage in an ever-competitive sector or the ability to become independent developers.
The University is an official academic partner of the Unreal Engine team.
You can get involved in our annual cJAM employability event, where you’ll pitch your ideas to industry professionals who are offering work placement opportunities.
Our Games Design graduates have gone onto a variety of highly successful games companies, for example Warner Brothers, Ninja Theory, Rare, Naughty Dog and Riot Games. Our Graduates have also gone on to create their own development studios such as White Paper Games.
On successful graduation from this course are you will be able to display a rich portfolio of work that will showcase your specialist skills.
These specialist skills are what industry have identified as key in individuals working in modern Game Development.
This postgraduate qualification will open exciting career opportunities within commercial design practices and you’ll also be equipped with the skills needed to develop your own practice or consultancy.
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- Design Research
- FMP Practice
- Garnes Design Practice
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesVisual Arts Graphic Design Video Games & Multimedia View 142 other Masters in Graphic Design in United Kingdom
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- Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field
- Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme
- A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
- A high level of achievement in undergraduate studies at a university elsewhere such as North America: Minimum overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
- All applicants are requested to submit digital supporting material and where possible will be invited to attend an interview with a portfolio of recent work
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International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)
Living costs for Preston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.