Games Design and Art BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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Course info

UCAS CODE 1L6F
On BA Games Design & Art you’ll gain an understanding of the whole games design and development process, graduating with skills that you can apply in any part of the games industry, from small studios to major games publishers. Unlike many games design courses, it is based in an art school rather than a computer science department, allowing you to work creatively while gaining essential technical skills. Through studio work you’ll have the chance to apply design thinking to games, explore ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
21st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
20th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
14th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Design Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Design Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
45%
Fashion & Textiles
29%
Photography
22%
English Literature
19%
Graphic Communication
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£17,560 per year
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University of Southampton
CompUniGuide ranking
20th
Student rating
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Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Park Avenue Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 8DL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Winchester  0.3 miles away

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