Welcome to Games

The University of Bolton was one of the first to offer games-based courses and our provision is amongst the most popular in the United Kingdom.

You will have dedicated teachers who have years of games industry experience and who are employed solely to deliver the games courses. You will work in state-of-the-art labs and studios using the software that is used by the professionals in industry. You will also benefit from studying at a university which treats games art, games design and games development as serious subjects and provides excellent resources for your work.

Professional Staff

Our dedicated teachers have years of games industry experience and are employed solely to deliver the games courses.

State of the Art Labs

Benefit from state-of-the-art labs and studios using the software used by the industry professionals.

Serious About Games

Study at a university treating games art, design and development as serious subjects and providing first-rate resources for your work.

Guest Lectures and Visits

We have excellent industry links and arrange opportunities for our students to visit development companies, as well as invite industrial experts to give guest lectures.

Lets work together

Courses in Games


CourseMode of Attendance2017/18
UCAS points
Computer Networks & Security BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 104
Computer Networks & Security with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Full-time 48
Computer Networks & Security (Top-up) BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time n/a
Computer Networks & Security FdSc Full-time / Part-time 64
Computing BSc (Hons) Full-time/ Part-time 96
Computing with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Full-time 48
Computing (Top-up) BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time
n/a
Cloud Computing - BSc (Hons) Full-time 104
Cloud Computing with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Full-time 48
Cloud Computing FdSc Full-time 64
Software Engineering BEng (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 104
Software Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) Full-time  48
Software Engineering FdEng Full-time / Part-time 64
Games Art BA (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 104
Games Design BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 104
Games Design with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Full-time 48
Games Design HND Full-time/ Part-time 64
Games Development FdSc [SSR Manchester] Full-time / Part-time 64
Games Development BSc (Hons) (Top-up) [SSR Manchester] Full-time
n/a
Games Programming BSc (Hons) Full-time / Part-time 104
Games Programming with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Full-time 48