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BA (Hons) Computer Games Design

University of Suffolk
Three years full-time, Four and a half to nine years part-time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Ipswich
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University of Suffolk

Program description

BA (Hons) Computer Games Design

A few of the distinctive features of Games Design at the University of Suffolk, Ipswich Campus:

  • You will have access to dedicated game development labs containing high specification, dual monitor workstations, with latest games industry software.
  • You will work collaboratively with students on the BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming, and with other year groups on the BA (Hons) Computer Games Design.
  • The academic team and The Ipswich Games Hub will help you apply for Tranzfuser funding to publish your own game.
  • Join an active student game jam community.
  • You will have access to a range of game development hardware for your projects, including Oculus Rift, Emotive EPOC+, Leap Motion, Myo, mobile phones, tablets, Phidgets, 3D Scanner, 3D printers, Cintiq Graphics Tablets.
  • You will be enrolled into the Microsoft Imagine X Academic Software Centre. This will allow you to download and use Microsoft Developer software at home for free.
  • You will develop important skills in project management and team working within an agile project management environment.

Admission requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request


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Program content

  • Get Serious, Get Games.
  • Your lecturers are specialized in game design, with a range of games industry and academic backgrounds.
  • Learn more than just how to use software. Develop an understanding of the psychological approach to games design.
  • Opportunities to work on project briefs set by games companies. Receive feedback on your course work from industry professionals.
  • Free extra-curricular Game Business Start-up course provided by the Ipswich Games Hub.
  • A proven wide range of work placements and employment opportunities across the games and creative industries.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • International tuition fee: £13,330 p.a.

Continuing studies

Graduates from the BA (Hons) Computer Games Design degree have been employed by top games studios in the UK and abroad. Graduate destinations include: Ubisoft (Romania), Guerilla Games, Rockstar, Electronic Arts (Romania), Spil Games (Netherlands), Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Splash Damage, Sliding Pixel,  The Imaginate, Dreadnought Studios, DGForm (Italy), Imaginarium Studios, War Hungry Games, Firelight Games, Bet digital, Aeria Games  (Germany), GmbH, Techland, Hammer Studio (China).

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

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IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
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