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13846 GBP/year
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About

The M.S. in 3D Computer Games Design at Staffordshire University offers students the opportunity to specialise and build a portfolio of work to make an impact in modern video game design.

Overview

The 3D Computer Games Design program offered by Staffordshire University helps you gain all the right skills to excel as a 3D artist or theory-based games designer. 

Our course will teach you advanced techniques to use as a character, environment or vehicle and weapon artist, with the aim of setting you up for your future career. As a designer, you will harness the power of ‘Unreal Engine’ to develop complex frameworks, artificial intelligence systems and small games.

Our core modules will equip you in advanced research techniques and production skills covering everything from environmental design to character, vehicle and weapon prototyping.

At Staffordshire University, see your work come to life using industry-standard software for sculpting, texturing, simulating and 3D painting.

Careers

  • Game designer  
  • Level designer
  • Mission scripter
  • Game tester
  • Character artist
  • Environment modeller
  • Vehicle artist
  • Producer
  • User interface artist
  • Teaching games design/Games academic

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Games Environment Design and Research 
  • Advanced Vehicle and Weapon Prototyping 
  • Advanced Character Prototyping 
  • Masters Collaborative Project 
  • Close DialogMobile Games Development
  • Msc Project And Portfolio

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The earlier you apply, the better.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 or above undergraduate qualification (or equivalent).
  • Portfolio entrance requirement:

For 3D artists we’d ideally like to see a high–low poly workflow, 3D sculpting, unwrapping, texturing and the use of a games engine to display assets. We’re lenient about this as some of our best graduates have come from non-games degrees such as architectural rendering or animation or had gaps in their portfolio, so feel free to get in touch!

For designers, we’d ideally like to see an example of level designs, videos/demos of small games and examples of visual /c# scripting. We understand that you may not have used Unreal Engine and are lenient to those who come with other Game Engine experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13846 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    8810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9545 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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