Teesside University

Teesside University

Games Development

This course gives you the business, theoretical and practical skills needed to succeed in this rapidly growing industry. You learn to develop compelling games with exciting mechanics and strong gameplay, both as an individual and as part of a team. While the main focus is on casual games development, the skills we teach also apply to roles within the broader games industry. As well as developing core theoretical and practical design skills, you also develop your entrepreneurial abilities to equip you for work as an independent developer in the social, casual and mobile games field.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree (or above) or significantly documented relevant industry experience.

Course modules

Core modules include: Games development; games mechanics; game prototyping; Master's project (games development); rapid application development; studio development.

Assessment methods

The programme includes a variety of assessment methods including presentations, peer review, critique, reports and production of artefacts.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,590 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01642 342639