Computer Games Design Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Teesside University 80% 7% 12% £9250 £13000 114 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £6500 £13000 131 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 60% 7% 13% £9250 £14500 115 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 94% 0% 15% £9250 £14700 127 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 56% 5% 19% £9250 £16500 122 Poole On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 63% 7% 15% £9250 £14500 126 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 86% 0% 16% £9250 £14700 95 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 84% 5% 0% £9000 £13000 123 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 81% 10% 25% £9250 £10500 113 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 73% 10% 10% £9250 £46600 124 Bolton On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 15% £9250 £14000 64 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 94% 0% 15% £9250 £14700 127 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 60% 7% 13% £9250 £14500 115 London On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Ulster University 81% 0% 4% £9250 £15360 134 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Teesside University 84% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 111 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Brunel University 86% 5% 6% £9250 £17875 109 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Teesside University 84% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 111 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Brunel University 85% 0% 0% £9250 £17875 132 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 63% 5% 0% £9250 £10500 115 Carlisle On campus Full-time
York St John University 40% 0% 25% £9250 £12750 131 York On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 40% 0% 25% £8600 £9950 131 Redruth On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 70% 11% 0% £9250 £14000 112 London On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 96% 5% 15% £9250 £14500 96 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 78% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 63% 5% 0% £6000 £7500 115 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 88% 5% 5% £9000 £12600 119 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 74% 10% 14% £9250 £14500 114 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 7% 9% £9000 £13500 171 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Part-time
Chesterfield College - - - £6995 - - Chesterfield On campus Full-time
Hertford Regional College - 5% 20% £6165 - 85 Broxbourne On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 10% £8600 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Southport College - - 20% £6165 - - Southport On campus Full-time
South Tyneside College - - 20% £6000 - - South Shields On campus Full-time
Rotherham College - - 25% £6900 - - Rotherham On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 86% - 35% £7995 - - Bristol On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 86% - 35% £7500 - - Bristol On campus Part-time
Cardiff and Vale College 86% - 35% £7500 - - Rumney On campus Full-time
University of South Wales - - 5% £7500 £12300 - Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Truro and Penwith College - - 5% £5483 £6223 - Truro On campus Part-time
Hugh Baird College - - 10% £8000 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Heart of Worcestershire College 90% - 0% £8000 - - Redditch On campus Full-time
Wakefield College - - 90% £6750 - - Wakefield On campus Full-time
Middlesbrough College - - 10% £6900 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Salford 39% 0% 5% - - 127 Salford On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 73% 8% 15% £9250 - 132 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester - - 25% £9250 - 90 Winchester On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University - - 25% £9250 - 90 Poole On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 85% 3% 12% - - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Bolton - - - - - - Bolton On campus Part-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - - 10% £8000 - - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
University of Salford 39% 0% 0% - - 127 Salford On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 85% 3% 12% - - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
Middlesbrough College 84% 7% 9% £8500 - 111 Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
University of Central Lancashire 57% 0% 5% £6000 - 141 Preston On campus Full-time
Farnborough College of Technology - - - £9000 £13000 - Farnborough On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 40% 0% 25% - - 131 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 92% 15% 10% £9250 - 86 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 57% 0% 5% £9250 - 141 Preston On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 57% 0% 5% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College - - 15% £8410 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 43% 0% 25% £6750 - 93 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 96% 5% 15% £9250 - 96 London On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 92% 15% 10% £9250 - 86 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 92% 15% 10% - - 86 Canterbury On campus Full-time
West Suffolk College - - - £8500 - - Bury St Edmunds On campus Part-time
The University of Northampton 43% 0% 25% £9250 - 93 Northampton On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 78% 5% 5% £7400 - 149 Doncaster On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 83% 5% 5% £9250 - 111 Cambridge On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 43% 0% 25% £9250 - 93 Northampton On campus Full-time
Futureworks 92% 5% 0% £9250 - 125 Salford On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 92% 5% 0% - - 125 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 75% - 15% £9250 £14598 80 Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 75% - 15% £9250 £14598 80 Ipswich On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
74 /100
8798 students of Computer Games Design in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Computer Games Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21726 £18599 £23105
25-75 percentile range £17815 - £24795 £13189 - £23829 £17018 - £30132

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22161 £19670 £24505
25-75 percentile range £18253 - £24279 £15072 - £24191 £18468 - £30555

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Computer Games Design

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Computer Games Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Computer Games Design

  • Design Studios
  • Games Producers
  • Advertising and Broadcasting Companies
  • Creative Agencies
  • PR and Commmunications Firms

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Computer Games Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Computer Games Design (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Computer Games Design at Anglia Ruskin University

50% Information Technology Professionals
15% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
15% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Elementary occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Computer Games Design in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Computer Games Design

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Computer Games Design studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Engineering - BEng
  • Bachelor of Design - BDes
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Foundation Degree in Technology - FdTech
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD

Games Design and Development at University of Chichester received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 96 out of 100 among 25 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Computer Games Design was £21726 15 months after graduation, £18599 3 years after graduation and £23105 5 years after graduation.