Games Design

Ulster University - Belfast


Course Name Games Design
Course Provider Ulster University - Belfast
Course Code WW70
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

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2023 entry application deadlines

For courses starting in 2023 (and for deferred applications), your application should be with us at UCAS by one of these dates – depending on what courses you apply for. If y...

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The course is available in Full-time or part-time modes.

This is a studio based programme. Seminars, lectures and workshops are timetabled. At other times you will be able to in dedicated studios and you will experience the collaboratio...

Qualification Letters BDes (Hons)
Entry Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate

112 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at higher level) to include English at H6 if studied at Higher level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.
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Comment Award: Bachelor of Design with Honours

Associate awards
Diploma in Professional Practice DPP
Diploma in International Academic Studies DIAS
Diploma in Professional Practice International DPPI
Course Content

A highly creative course focused on skills, knowledge and creativity for the design and development of games using specialised tools and practices.

From Red Dead Redemption to Angry Birds, PlayStation to mobile, the video games ...

Subjects Taught For full module description, please see "Course Web Page" below.
Assessment Method An appropriate blend of established and effective reaching delivery methods will be employed to enhance your learning experience and to achieve the learning outcomes of the course. Typically large group teaching will include lectures, studio practice, demonstrations and small group teaching will include seminars, teamwork /projects, critiques (feedback).
Work Placement

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Students are strongly encouraged to undertake an optional work placement and/or take advantage of the excellent study abroad programe leading to the award of a Diploma in Professional Practice or Diploma in Internationa...

Careers or Further Progression

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With this degree you could become:
• Game Designer
• Game Producer
• Level Designer
• Narrative Designer
• QA Tester
• Systems Designer
• VR Developer

Career options
The Games Industry is a rapidly growing area of ...

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