Computer Game Design and Enterprise*
to in-house business incubation centre
strong industry links
in the teaching excellence framework
UCAS code: GE17
Year of entry: 2019
UCAS Tariff: 112
Duration: 3YRS (FT) 4YRS (placement)*
Institution code: G53
Why choose this course?
The course is designed to develop strong entrepreneurship, technical design and management skills to enhance your employability. Building on the strong foundation of our successful Game Development programme, this course enjoys the benefits of close industry links with regular visits and guest speakers as part of an integrated programme of presentations, discussion groups and social events.
We have an excellent track record for graduate employment with many of our students going on to work at some of the UK's most recognisable game studios.
A key element of the course is its emphasis on blending technical design and development with strong management and sustainable business skills. Through our unique Business Accelerator initiative, we deliver industry standard theory and practice allowing students to gain valuable experience in the game development process and the management of a game studio.
We work with organisations such as Games Wales, BAFTA Cymru and the British Computing Society to ensure that our students always have access to cutting-edge industry related training and knowledge.
The option of an Industrial Placement Year is a defining feature of this programme. It takes place in year 3 after which students return to complete the final year of the course. The Industrial Placement Year provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable experience of the workplace, put the knowledge and skills developed so far into practice, and to acquire new information and abilities in a practical setting.
This course is available to study with an Industrial Placement year in 2019 BSc (Hons) Computer Game Design and Enterprise (with Industrial Placement)* UCAS Code: CEIP
This course is also available to study with a foundation year BSc (Hons) Computer Game Design and Enterprise (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: GEFY
*Subject to Validation. The University reviews its courses on a regular basis to ensure that they reflect the needs of students and employers. To do this we have a schedule for approving new programmes and updating existing ones. Some are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle and are shown as 'subject to validation'. As soon as the award is validated, details will be amended automatically. For those courses listed as subject to validation, please contact the Admissions Office on 01978 293439 for further information. Once a programme that you have applied for is validated, details will be communicated to you. If you are not happy with the changes made and wish to withdraw your choice, the University will assist you in finding an alternative programme.