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.
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.
- Advanced Game Mechanics
- Advanced Mission Design
- Game Design Optimisation
- Game Design Roles
- Game Group Project
- Games Management
- Master's Project
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before
DisciplinesGraphic Design Video Games & Animation View 151 other Masters in Graphic Design in United Kingdom
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- 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
International14000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National6695 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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