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Technical Game Development BSc (Hons)

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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( 4.2) 2171 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE I621
**Summary**: A games designer designs the rules and mechanics of a game, a programmer implements the gameplay. This innovative course teaches you both sets of skills, combining programming and game design to equip you with the knowledge required to develop your own games or to enter the games industry as a technical game designer or a games programmer.**Course details**: Technical game development investigates game design theory and mechanics and technical application. It teaches you how to ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
35th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
100th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
74th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Computer Science

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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Computer Science graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Computer Science graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Details

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

Computer Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
26%
Computing
24%
Information & Communication technology
22%
Art & Design
20%
Media Studies
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Computer Games Design reviews

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Dylan
28 Feb 19

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I've really enjoyed uni so far, I've met a fantastic group of friends. Learned a lot about the industry I want to go in...
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Tom
27 Feb 19

Computer Games Design BA (Hons)

I've made a lot of friends which I didn't think I would, there's a lot of things to do, I find my assignments fun to...

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How Computer Games Design students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 78 reviews

5 star 47%
4 star 45%
3 star 8%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,171 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 39%
3 star 15%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
Teesside University, Middlesbrough
CompUniGuide ranking
100th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Situated in Middlesbrough, Teesside University is a friendly, vibrant university with over 85 years of teaching experience in areas including digital innovation, forensics, sport and health sciences. In the last few years the University has invested more than £275m in its campus and facilities to ensure you have the best experience possible. The transformation includes a five-storey £20m teaching building with a 200-seat lecture theatre and flexible learning space, a newly refurbished library, a £2.75m gym and an award-winning Students’ Union. Teesside University’s focus is on the world ahead of you and their careers support is there to help you get where you want to be. The University received a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. If you’re thinking about studying at Teesside University, head to an open day to find out more.

Where you'll study

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Borough Road Middlesbrough
Stockton-On-Tees
TS1 3BX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Middlesbrough  0.4 miles away

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