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Find a computer games, animation or digital technologies course

Learn to develop, create and build a business in games or animation, for a career providing incredible experiences

Society's appetite for computer games and animation shows no signs of stopping. As technology advances, so does the depth and complexity of games. And that means a growing demand for highly-skilled and qualified practitioners. We are here to meet that demand.

Why study Computer Games, Animation and Digital Technologies?

  • We've got some of the best facilities for visual effects and animation in the country, including a motion capture facility with professional software including NUKEX, Maya, 3DS Max, ZBrush, Houdini, Katana and Mari.
  • For computer games courses, you can use professional software including Unreal Engine and Sony Playstation development kits.
  • Both our BSc (Hons) Computer Games Enterprise course and our BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology course won The Independent Games Association (TIGA) Best Educational Institution Award.
  • Our courses are informed by our work with VFX studios, game developers and professional bodies such as TIGA, to keep the courses up-to-date with industry trends.
  • You can do a placement year at a big name in the industry such as Intel, Sega, Climax and Industrial Light and Magic. Or set up your own company with our support.
  • Follow in the footsteps of our previous graduates who've worked on acclaimed feature films and animations including Avatar, Life of Pi and The Amazing World of Gumball.
Discover computer games, animation and digital technologies

This course offers a lot of variety, and it feels like there's far more passion than from other universities' courses. It offers great opportunities to talk to industry too.

Damon Wareham, BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

Professional accreditations

Several of our courses are professionally accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) and TIGA (The Independent Games Association). Accreditation means your degree ticks the boxes for employers looking for graduates with industry-relevant skills and knowledge.