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  • Northumbria University

    -- Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear 
  • Pandon Building, Camden Street
    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE2 1XE
  • +44 (0)191 227 4727
  • Games Programming (BSc, This highly-rated program prepares students for careers in games programming, equippeing them to a high level of expertise in programming and maths, and and enabling them for life-long learning., 4 Years)
    For a position in Programming / Software Engineering

    Computer Games Design & Production (BSc, This new program blends the roles of Game Designer and Game Producer, and and is strongly supported by local games companies., 4 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Out of state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
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  • Northumbria University is set in the heart of Newcastle, with a vibrant student community. Newcastle is well known as a "party town" and the stunning Northumbia countryside and coast are easily accessible. The University has a deserved reputation for the quality of it's teaching provision and scores very highly in the Sunday Times university listing, often getting "best new university".

    Northumbria's games degrees are very highly thought of by the games industry. Speaking about the Software engineering degree the MD of a local games company gave the following quotes:

    "The level of talent and enthusiasm displayed by graduates from the course is a credit to Northumbria University."

    "A strong mix of theory and practice makes this course a winner."

    "For a course that teaches the theory and the practical skills to develop games, Northumbria Uni's course is second to none."

    Speaking about the Design and Production degree, a studio executive at Ubisoft said "There is a shortage of good game designers in the industry. This programme really hits the nail on the head with the right curriculum."

    For more information on either of our games degrees, or for advice about careers in the games industry contact Dan Hodgson at