University of chester games development

University of chester games development

Games Development

BSc (Hons)

Create and develop the next generation of innovative video games for one of the fastest growing industries worldwide.

Course overview

Our Games Development course aims to produce industry-ready graduates with all the skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully enter a career in creating video games. The course will teach the programming, design, artistic and professional skills used across the industry, and integrate those into individual and group-based projects.

Why Study Games Development with us?

    The Department of Computer Science is an innovative, forward-thinking department with a strong rate of student satisfaction and employability.

The course is taught at Thornton Science Park, an innovative facility that is home to an extensive range of purpose-built facilities, providing you with opportunities of practical experience and learning experience.

In addition to receiving tutoring, mentoring and guidance from academic staff, you may also experience industry professionals.

We work in conjunction with the Informatics Centre, an on-site software development team where students may be employed to work on commercial projects.

University of chester games development

Entry Requirements

Typical Entry 112 UCAS points
GCE A Level 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer – BCC/BBC. GCSE Maths grade C or above is also required.


BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM

BTEC Diploma: D*D*



Irish/Scottish Highers BBBB
International Baccalaureate 26 points
Access Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
OCR OCR National Extended Diploma: Merit 2

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma – DMM

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma – D*D*

Extra Information Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs. GCSE Maths grade C or above is also required.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.