Course Comparison

Course BA (Hons) Game Arts and Design BSc (Hons) Computing & Games Development
Award Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Art, Design and Architecture School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics
Entry requirements

Applicants must attend an interview.

We would like to see examples of your work if you have them, such as: 
  • a portfolio of drawings, sketches, character designs or game design
  • computer-based and online work: algorithmic artworks, web pages, games, blogs etc.- media: video, photographs, sound pieces, music.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to new media/digital production or interactive arts.

A level 
A minimum of 2 A levels, General Studies accepted.

International Baccalaureate
28 points.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM. 

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All access courses
Pass a named Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferably art and design or combined), with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction. 

GCSE
Mathematics and English Language grade C.

Other
Equivalent qualifications may be considered.


For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

30 points from an International Baccalaureate.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM in a related subject*.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses: Pass a named Access to HE Diploma - computing/IT/science/humanities/engineering, at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction to include 12 credits at level 3 in maths with merit.

Other qualifications will be considered individually; please contact us for information.

GCSE: English language grade C, mathematics grade B.  If you have a grade C in mathematics please contact us.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

English language requirements

Note:
 we will accept students onto Year 2 or Year 4.  Please contact us for further information.


*Acceptable subjects:  IT, humanities, engineering, software development, IT practitioners, business, computing, science.