The booming games industry is at the forefront of innovation, with gaming technologies finding their way into a myriad of industries, including architecture, filmmaking and medicine. The sector inspires innovation by continually pushing the boundaries and driving companies to create new technologies.
There is no better time to be a part of the thrilling computer games industry.
This games development degree in London, UK, gives you the fundamental skills you need to successfully design and develop games of all kinds. You will work with a broad range of briefs across table top, mobile, console and computer to engage with the wider elements of games culture and practice.
With access to cutting-edge technology and deep industry contacts, you’ll create exciting and imaginative games that tell stories and explore how games have changed the way we think and interact. You will explore different roles within the industry as well as the visual side of development, learning how gaming stories are told and delivered.
Game making is central to this course, pushing students to develop their own practice in a supportive and critical environment. Working both independently and collaboratively, you will learn industry level skillsets in game engine technologies, games culture and game design fundamentals.
The course reflects forward thinking industry practice in its approach to technical design as a growing discipline within games development, alongside more established avenues such as technical art and games design.
Follow a pathway tailored to your passions
From the get go, you’ll be able to build your game design thinking alongside your technical skills and encourage you to engage with industry. From your second year you’ll be able to specialise in one of our discipline pathways:
- Game design and production
- Game art
- Technical design
You can’t learn in a vacuum. At Ravensbourne University London, industry connection is ingrained into everything we do. We will equip you for success in the creative and digital industries, ensuring you are truly industry ready upon graduation. Our tutors are respected academics and practitioners with substantial experience and industry links.
You will be part of a diverse community of creatives, working collaboratively to explore new professional practices. Ravensbourne has strong industry links with a range of high-profile companies, including: Apple, Barclays, the BBC, European Space Agency, Marks & Spencer, Museum of London, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Samsung and many more.