Games Design (with integrated foundation year) BA (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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Course info

UCAS CODE W283
**Course Overview**Would you love to create the video games you play? Well, bring your fascination and creativity to this course and well enable you to develop your skills to turn your ideas into exciting new games. Right from the off, youll be designing, developing and creating new game experiences to create a portfolio that you can hand to future employers.Our foundation year will help you reach the right level for taking the rest of the degree, building a solid foundation of skills from ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
99th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
117th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
4 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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

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
39%
Graphic Communication
29%
Media Studies
20%
Photography
16%
Product Design
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£6,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£6,000 per year
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£6,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£6,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£7,500 per year
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12 Jan 19

Games Design BA (Hons)

I feel as if since starting University that I've grown a lot mentally and that my work has drastically improved in a...

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Where you'll study

University of Cumbria

Brampton Road Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 9AY United Kingdom Nearest train station: Carlisle  0.7 miles away

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