12 months
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14000 GBP/year
6695 GBP/year
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About

The Games Design programme, offered by Teesside University, covers both advanced theoretical and practical strands ensuring you are fully literate in areas such as complex gameplay design, project management, advanced mission design and gameplay implementation.

Overview

The Games Design programme, offered by Teesside University, develops your prototyping skills and knowledge in relation to game design to prepare you for a career in the games industry. You gain advanced practical skills required for complex mission design and implementation, as well as the ability to create advanced gameplay scenarios and professional design documents. 

You learn to tackle complex game development scenarios and apply advanced game management techniques, ensuring projects are organised in a professional manner from pre-production through production, delivery and project closure. 

You study advanced concepts relating to optimisation of games and create a game prototype with consideration for industry level design roles.

Career opportunities

We prepare you for a career in industry. In addition to your taught classes, we create opportunities for you to meet and network with our industry partners through events such as our ExpoSeries, which showcases student work to industry. ExpoTees is the pinnacle of the ExpoSeries with over 100 businesses from across the UK coming to the campus to meet our exceptional students, with a view to recruitment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Game Mechanics
  • Advanced Mission Design
  • Game Design Optimisation
  • Game Design Roles
  • Game Group Project
  • Games Management
  • Master's Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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

  • You will normally have a first degree (2.2 minimum) in a relevant subject such as games design, games development, games programming or computer science.
  • In addition, international students will require IELT

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6695 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6695 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fee for UK

  • £4,335 a year with advanced practice
  • Part-time Fee  £745 for 20 credits

Fee for international 

  • £8,500 a year with advanced practice

Living costs for Middlesbrough

600 - 1000 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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