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Games Design (Taught at Salford City College)


School - School of Arts & Media

Subject area - Art and Design

UCAS Code: I620

Start Date(s): September


Full-time: Two years

In Brief:

  • Taught at Salford City College.
  • Learn about games development in the context of the wider creative industries.
  • On successful completion, apply for further study at the University of Salford, another University or pursue employment opportunities.

Course Summary

The programme offers the opportunity to develop the intellectual, creative and technical skills required to be a successful contemporary practitioner in games design and development.

On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply for further study at the University of Salford:

BSc (Hons) Computer and Video Games*

or other universities.

*Entry maybe to level 5 depending on performance at interview.

Salford City College are named College of the Year 2017

Full-time Tuition Fee: £5,600

For more information on this course, please visit the Salford City College website.

Entry Requirements

Qualification Entry requirements
UCAS tariff points 80
BTEC National Diploma MMP

Salford Alternative Entry Scheme (SAES)

We welcome applications from students who may not meet the stated entry criteria but who can demonstrate their ability to pursue the course successfully. Once we have received your application we will assess it and recommend it for SAES if you are an eligible candidate.

There are two different routes through the Salford Alternative Entry Scheme and applicants will be directed to the one appropriate for their course. Assessment will either be through a review of prior learning or through a formal test.

All applicants will be interviewed for the programme, portfolios will also be examined.

English Language Requirements

Applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Applicant profile

Applicants will need 80 UCAS points and a Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths (GCSE Grade C or 4).

Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University’s Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedure.

Unfortunately, we are not able to accept international applications for this programme.

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