Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Digital Games Theory and Design

This programme will enable students to engage in, and experiment with, practical game design. Students will also explore theories and concepts with which to analyse the formal characteristics of games, the types of pleasure and values they offer and their place in contemporary culture.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in arts; humanities; social sciences; multimedia; computing or electrical engineering. Other subjects and qualifications with relevant games industry experience will be assessed on an individual basis. Applicants may be invited to an interview. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 70 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: game design 1; critical approaches; game design 2; socio-cultural contexts; final project.

Assessment methods

A combination of practical games-making work, presentations and essays of varying length.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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