Game Designer Courses in the UK

Game Designer Courses in the UK

Game designer courses


The game industry is a fast expanding modern industry that is becoming ever more fruitful in the United Kingdom. There are plenty of jobs out there but there is also a lot of competition. So if you are thinking of breaking into the game industry how do you go about it?

One of the best ways to of breaking into the game industry is through a game designer courses in the UK. The reason a good course can put you head and shoulders above the competition is simple – It’s not always the person with the best skills and qualification who gets the job, it’s the person who best sales themselves. This is why it is essential to not only find a course that helps you learn the necessary skills but also the best methods of Preparation, CV writing, Interview Technique and Portfolio Building.

The United Kingdom offers many Game Designer courses at various Universities and Colleges and also independently, such as here on How2become. Choosing the right course can be tricky and you should ask yourself:

Will the course teach me how to get a job after it’s completed?’ ‘Will I enjoy the course?’ And ‘Is the course content teaching me the skills I need?’

Always do your research on game designer courses in the UK that are out there, whether you want to be a games programmer, game artist, game tester, an audio artist or game writer there are courses out there. Here are some courses for consideration:

London College of Music and Media Creative Technologies Ctr

Grove House, The Grove, Ealing, London, W5 5DX

Music Technology (BSc )


National Centre for Computer Animation

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB


School of Computing and Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Computing and Engineering

University of Ulster, Northland Road, Derry, BT48 7JL

BEng (Hons) Computer Games Development (BSc, 4 Years)


University of Birmingham School of Computer Science

Birmingham,  B15 2TT

Research programmes in:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Cognitive Science


University of Abertay Dundee

Bell Street, Dundee, Scotland, DD1 1HG

Computer Game Applications Development (BSc, 4 Years)

Games Development (MProf, 1 Years)


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The game designer courses in the UK that we run at How2become is perfect for those who have yet gone into higher education and want to learn about the game industry, those who are leaving higher education and want to learn how to get their dream job and get above the competition or even those already in the industry wanting to know the best way to tune up their CV or portfolio. You can find out more about the course, run by a current industry expert Joshua Brown at: