Computer Games Programming Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Hull 72% 5% 10% £9250 £17550 132 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Hull 72% 5% 10% £9250 £17550 132 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Hull 72% 5% 10% £9250 £17550 127 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Hull 72% 5% 10% £9250 £17550 132 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 57% 5% 17% £9250 £16000 133 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Wales 59% 10% 25% £9000 £13500 172 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 59% 10% 25% £8100 £16000 172 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Kingston University 59% 10% 25% £5291 £8745 172 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Grimsby Institute 59% 10% 25% £5900 £7400 172 Grimsby On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 58% 3% 16% £9250 £16000 136 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Abertay Dundee 78% 0% 20% £10000 £17000 114 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 78% 5% 10% £9000 £12600 121 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
HCUC, Harrow College & Uxbridge College 80% 7% 9% £6000 £7692 123 Harrow On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 78% 10% 10% £9000 £12600 108 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
York St John University 36% 0% 20% £9250 £12750 95 York On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 85% 6% 15% £9250 £14400 79 London On campus Full-time
University of Derby 64% 0% 15% £9250 £14045 110 Derby On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 48% 3% 6% £9250 £13842 93 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 86% 0% 10% £9250 £14700 145 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 75% 10% 20% £9250 £37350 119 Bolton On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 67% 5% 11% £9250 £14250 102 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 78% 5% 10% £9000 £12600 121 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 86% 0% 16% £9250 £14700 95 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 66% 2% 15% £9250 £11000 179 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 51% 10% 0% £9250 £13200 108 Luton On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 77% 11% 13% £9250 £12250 169 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 85% 6% 15% £9250 £14400 79 London On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 67% 5% 11% £9250 £14250 102 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 67% 5% 10% £9250 £14750 124 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 58% 3% 16% £9250 £16000 136 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 66% 2% 15% £9250 £16100 179 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Abertay Dundee 67% 5% 25% £9250 £14000 138 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 86% 0% 10% £9250 £14700 145 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 72% 10% 0% £9250 £14170 133 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Teesside University 79% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 145 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 68% 0% 2% £9250 £9250 £19792 £20584 158 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 75% 10% 20% £9250 £46600 119 Bolton On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 0% £9250 £14000 114 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Derby 64% 0% 15% £9250 £14045 110 Derby On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 79% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 58% 3% 16% £9250 £16000 136 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 123 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £14000 105 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 78% 5% 25% £9250 £13000 116 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 82% 8% 10% £9250 £13200 134 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 78% 5% 25% £9250 £13000 116 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Teesside University 80% 7% 9% £9250 £14000 105 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford - - - £9250 - - Guildford On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University - - - - - - Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Wales 50% - 20% £9000 £13500 120 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 50% - 20% £7500 - 120 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 50% - 20% £9250 - 120 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 53% 15% 10% - - 143 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 68% 15% 0% £9250 - 88 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 92% 15% 10% £9250 - 86 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 67% 6% 6% £9250 - 122 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
South Thames College 59% 10% 25% £5100 - 172 London On campus Full-time
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College 59% 10% 25% £5950 - 172 Nuneaton On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre - - 20% £7400 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
York College - - 20% £5750 - - York On campus Full-time
West Herts College 75% 0% 20% £6165 - - Watford On campus Full-time
York College 75% 0% 20% £7200 - - York On campus Full-time
South Thames College 75% 0% 20% £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
The London College UCK - - 30% £6165 - - Hounslow On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute - - 30% £5900 £7400 - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Nottingham College - - 30% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 62% 20% 25% £8500 £10500 - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 57% 0% 10% - - 113 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 57% 0% 10% - - 113 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford 58% 3% 16% £11100 - 136 Guildford On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 20% - - 114 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 20% - - 114 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 78% 0% 20% - - 114 Bristol On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 78% 0% 20% - - 114 London On campus Part-time
Anglia Ruskin University 80% 7% 9% - - 123 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Gloucestershire College - - 45% - - - Gloucester On campus Full-time
Petroc - - - - - - Barnstaple On campus Full-time
Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College) 87% 20% 10% - - - Colwyn Bay On campus Part-time
The Sheffield College - - 10% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 45% 10% 10% - - 141 London On campus Full-time
University of Chester 83% 5% 20% £9250 - 118 Chester On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 78% 5% 5% £9000 - 96 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 92% 0% 5% £6000 - 98 Preston On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 85% 3% 12% - - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 92% 0% 5% £9250 - 98 Preston On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 78% 5% 5% £9000 - 96 Wrexham On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £15576 107 London On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 15% 5% 5% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 15% 5% 5% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
SAE Institute 72% - 5% £7500 £11500 98 London On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 75% - 15% £9250 £14598 117 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 80% - 5% £9250 £15900 124 Norwich On campus Full-time
Kingston University 67% - 10% £9250 - 88 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 67% - 10% - - 88 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 15% 5% 5% - - 107 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 77% 11% 13% - - 169 Canterbury On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 43% 0% 25% £6750 - 93 Northampton On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 43% 0% 25% £9250 - 93 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 83% 5% 25% £9250 - 127 Chester On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 80% - 0% £9250 £16500 114 London On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 7% 9% - - 145 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 85% 3% 12% - - 122 Manchester On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 80% - 5% £9250 £15900 124 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 84% 6% 15% £9250 - 108 Paisley On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 45% 10% 10% - - 141 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 67% - 10% £9250 - 88 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Kingston University 67% - 10% £9250 - 88 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 82% 4% 13% - - 125 Plymouth On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £15576 107 London On campus Full-time
Burnley College - - 55% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 75% - 15% £9250 £14598 117 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 80% - 0% £9250 £16500 93 London On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 80% - 0% £9250 £16500 114 London On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 95 Bath On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 95 Bath On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 82% 5% 10% £9250 - 95 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College 82% 15% 10% £8750 - - Blackpool On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College 82% 15% 10% £8335 - - Blackpool On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 82% 15% 10% £10000 £16300 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
University Centre at Salford City College - - - £7500 - - Salford On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 91% - 5% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 9% - - 120 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 9% - - 120 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 15% - - 110 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 90% 0% 5% - - 135 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 90% 0% 5% - - 135 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 9% - - 120 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford 78% 0% 9% £11100 - 120 Guildford On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 9% - - 120 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 0% 15% - - 110 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford 78% 0% 15% £9250 - 110 Guildford On campus Full-time
Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford 78% 0% 15% £11100 - 110 Guildford On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
66 /100
8798 students of Computer Games Programming in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Computer Games Programming

  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 Programming

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 Programming 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 Programming

  • Game Developers
  • Game Publishers
  • Educational Institutions
  • Broadcasters
  • Marketing and Advertising Agencies
  • Mobile Phone Companies

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Computer Games Programming 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 Programming (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Computer Games Programming 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 Programming in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Computer Games Programming

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 Programming studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Professional Studies - MProf
  • Master of Computing (Honours) - MComp (Hons)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD

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

Computer Games Development at University of Central Lancashire received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 6 respondents.