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Game Development: Design BA (Hons)

Falmouth University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Falmouth University

Program description

BA (Hons) Game Development: Design

To develop confident and daring game development professionals with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to operate as designers in multidisciplinary teams that produce vibrant and innovative games.

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Program content

Stage 1

  • Development Principles
  • Theory 1: Reading Experiences
  • Game Design 1
  • Multidisciplinary Development Practice
  • Game Design 2

Stage 2

  • Theory 2: Form and User Experience
  • World Creation Project: Pre-production
  • Game Design 3
  • Developing Specialist Game Development Practice
  • World Creation Project: Production

Stage 3

  • Major Game Development Project: Pre-Production
  • Professional Practice
  • Preparing For The Future
  • Major Game Development Project: Production

Tuition fees

Tuition fees 2021-22

  • Full-time UK - £9,250 per year
  • Full-time EU - £16,950 per year
  • Full-time international - £16,950 per year

Tuition fees 2022-23

  • Full-time UK - £9,250 per year
  • Full-time EU - £17,460 per year
  • Full-time international - £17,460 per year


Learning Outcomes

  • Collaborate
  • Pitch
  • Practice
  • Implement
  • Contextualise
  • Advocate
  • Research
  • Reflect
  • Deliver

Career opportunities

Game Development graduates are an essential resource to the digital economy, providing innovative and effective solutions for a wide range of real-world problems. Throughout the course, you will learn how to manage and contribute your specialist skills to both small and large software development projects. You will sometimes collaborate with people from other disciplines and sometimes you will work as an individual. You gain hands-on game development experience, as well as an understanding of the commercial and enterprise contexts in which computing solutions operate.

Possible destinations include:

  • Game audio designer
  • App audio specialist
  • Game Developer
  • Gamification Specialist
  • Games industry QA / Production roles
  • Entrepreneur
  • Content Producer
  • Trainer / Educator
  • Consultant
  • Further Study or Research

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Falmouth University

For more than 100 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative thinking and design innovation. Today, our portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses represents the breadth of the Creative Industries, from art, design and fashion, to gaming, music...

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Falmouth University

Treliever Road
TR10 9FE Penryn Cornwall

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