Games Cultures BA (Hons)

Games Cultures BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,000
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

If you are interested in studying, discussing and researching issues around the games industry and its players, this course is perfect for you. The gaming industry has grown steadily alongside the development of digital games as a mainstream form of entertainment and provides exciting prospects for graduates. This course looks to position you in the operations side of the industry, or foster your future research goals. The course will give you a grounding in the current sociological and ethical issues in gaming, along with the historical context of computer games from a global perspective. Our tutors range from industry specialists who work on and publish games, to teachers, researchers and academics. We have experience in creating excellent courses and producing graduates who are industry-ready. The academics come from a variety of backgrounds, including fine art, games design, simulation and mathematical modelling. They are some of the leading academics in this field including Associate professor Dr. Esther MacCallum-Stewart and the course leader, Nia Wearn, was listed as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential women in the industry.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants with minimum one year of a Bachelor at a recognised institution, with an average score of at least 3.5 out of 5 may be considered for entryInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall OR Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution IELTS score of 6.0, with 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Career opportunities

The skills you learn on the BA (Hons) Games Cultures course will equip you for roles in community management, UX analysis, work in eSports, research posts, curating exhibitions and running events, education, business development and analogue games design.

Campus location

Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom