Games & Computing Courses

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From game art and game development to coding and computer science, at Falmouth you’ll get a head start in this competitive industry by creating real games with transdisciplinary teams from across the university. 

Games and creative computing are transforming how we experience the world and are driving the development of new technologies. Join us at the Games Academy to become part of this journey, learn from industry leaders and develop real products with team members who live and breathe games and computer science. 

Our Games & Computing courses

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Data Science - 2023

Data Science BSc(Hons)

Give yourself the professional edge with a course that delivers an impressive combination of technic...

Data Science BSc(Hons)
Computing For Games BSc(Hons)
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Computing for Games BSc(Hons)

Master the skills needed to shape the games of the future by studying games through the lens of comp...

Computing for Games BSc(Hons)
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Computer Science - 2023

Computer Science BSc(Hons)

New immersive realities, data-rich and informed interactions, automations and ever-more connected cl...

Computer Science BSc(Hons)
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Esports BA(Hons)

Immerse yourself in Esports culture on this degree, which offers a unique opportunity to be at the f...

Esports BA(Hons)
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Game Animation - 2023

Game Animation BA(Hons)

Join a community of people who have a passion for games. From day one, you’ll work as you would wi...

Game Animation BA(Hons)
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Game Art - 2023

Game Art BA(Hons)

Develop your creative capabilities while honing the skills you’ll need to make it as a successful ...

Game Art BA(Hons)
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Game Development BA(Hons)

Join a community of people who have a passion for games. From day one, you’ll work as you would wi...

Game Development BA(Hons)
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Immersive Computing - 2023

Immersive Computing BSc(Hons)

New immersive realities, data-rich and informed interactions, automations and ever-more connected cl...

Immersive Computing BSc(Hons)
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Robotics - 2023

Robotics BSc(Hons)

Explore the world of artificial intelligence and create interactive robots that respond to the chall...

Robotics BSc(Hons)
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Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on a...

Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)

What can you do with a Games or Computing degree?

With the evolution of digital technologies, there has never been a better time to study a Computing or Games degree. A degree in this subject will open doors for an exciting and potentially lucrative career in a variety of industries. 

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Games Academy facilities

Having studied with professional standard studios and software from day one, Games and Computing graduates are prepared to hit the ground running. The Games Academy studios and computer software include Microsoft HoloLens, VR development workstations, Xsens MVN Awinda motion capture suites and audio field recording kit. 

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Work in studios that mirror industry


As a student at the Games Academy, you’ll collaborate with your peers to create distinctive games and compelling immersive experiences while working in studios that mirror an industry environment. Explore how the Games Academy helped one graduate to land a job as an Environment Artist for Lucid Games.

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Discover what our students do

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Showcase 2022

The Falmouth Showcase is coming: 21-26 May 2022

10 May 2022

Hungry for inspiration? On the hunt for fresh talent? Discover our next generation of incredible cre...

The Falmouth Showcase is coming: 21-26 May 2022
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Online UX Design students revel in collaborative workshops with industry leaders

22 April 2022

Students on Falmouth's online master's course in user experience design recently met up in person fo...

Online UX Design students revel in collaborative workshops with industry leaders
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Student secures internship with gaming giant Roblox

19 April 2022

First year Game Development student James Cox has been accepted onto the accelerator programme for R...

Student secures internship with gaming giant Roblox
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Games Academy ranked alongside the best in the world

29 March 2022

Falmouth University’s Games Academy has once again secured a place on the Princeton Review’s lis...

Games Academy ranked alongside the best in the world
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Josh Brough

Emotional maturity and thinking deeply: How studying an online MA has helped this UX Design student to thrive

04 March 2022

UX Design student Josh Brough has recently secured a job at Cornwall fashion and lifestyle brand Sea...

Emotional maturity and thinking deeply: How studying an online MA has helped this UX Design student to thrive
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Madison Riley

How the Games Academy helped this graduate realise her creative potential

17 February 2022

Madison Riley tells us how her degree helped her accelerate into the games industry.  ...

How the Games Academy helped this graduate realise her creative potential
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Students level up at the Global Game Jam 2022

10 February 2022

Games Academy students co-created games with gamers worldwide as part of the 2022 Global Game Jam. ...

Students level up at the Global Game Jam 2022
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Indie Game Development lecturer scores prestigious funding for indie game company

11 January 2022

MA Indie Game Development (online) Senior Lecturer Iain Lobb has been awarded funding by t...

Indie Game Development lecturer scores prestigious funding for indie game company
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Widening participation in Esports: in conversation with Elise Dennis

08 December 2021

Elise Dennis is a final year Game Development student and a professional esports player. Here, she d...

Widening participation in Esports: in conversation with Elise Dennis
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Indie Game Development student shortlisted at national game awards

18 November 2021

MA Indie Game Development online student Patricio Land was nominated in the Best Entertainment Game ...

Indie Game Development student shortlisted at national game awards
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Games Academy on a hot streak as student team wins funding from Tranzfuser for third year running

05 November 2021

Falmouth student gaming team Meteorite Media have received development funding from industry leading...

Games Academy on a hot streak as student team wins funding from Tranzfuser for third year running
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Falmouth is one of the world’s best universities for Creative Media and Entertainment

12 October 2021

The Rookies ranks Falmouth as one of the top universities for creative media & entertainment, ga...

Falmouth is one of the world’s best universities for Creative Media and Entertainment
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Student work celebrated at Falmouth Games Expo

30 June 2021

The Games Academy has brought the curtain down on a productive academic year with their annual celeb...

Student work celebrated at Falmouth Games Expo
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Falmouth’s Games Academy moves up the global top 50 table

26 March 2021

The Games Academy has moved up the list of the best places in the world to study games design. At nu...

Falmouth’s Games Academy moves up the global top 50 table
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Rustbreaker brings more Games Academy success

16 February 2021

Game Design MA students Max, Christopher and Jake – aka Game Developing team Knights of Borria –...

Rustbreaker brings more Games Academy success
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Games Academy student spots gap in the market

15 February 2021

Third year Game Development student Richard has launched an innovative new game on Steam: Stream Que...

Games Academy student spots gap in the market
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Falmouth University Provost releases ‘Serious Games’ book

27 November 2020

Professor Minhua Eunice Ma, Falmouth University Provost, Professor of Games Technolog...

Falmouth University Provost releases ‘Serious Games’ book
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Tanya Krzywinska

Professor of Digital Games Awarded Fellowship

21 July 2020

Tanya Krzywinska, Professor of Digital Games and chair of the University's Digital Economy research ...

Professor of Digital Games Awarded Fellowship
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Games Academy Students Compete on Global Stage

09 July 2020

Students from the Games Academy at Falmouth are rallying support for their entries in The Rookies, a...

Games Academy Students Compete on Global Stage
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Building believable worlds

15 May 2020

On the Game Development BA(Hons) course, students start building their own games from day one and ar...

Building believable worlds

Open Days & online events

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Get a 360º feel for our facilities, town and scenery in just a few clicks. 

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Any questions? 

If you have any questions about our Games or Computing courses, get in touch with our Future Studies Team. 

E: futurestudies@falmouth.ac.uk 

T: +44 (0)1326 254350 

WhatsApp: +44 (0)1212 852937 

SMS: +44 (0)1277 420398