Develop your skills in mobile game design, from planning and project work to QA and implementation, with our Mobile Game Design and Development degree at ARU Peterborough.
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Whether you have previous experience or not, our Mobile Game Design and Development course provides a range of industry-relevant skills in mobile game development, ranging from character design to environment design workflows.
From the very beginning of your studies, you’ll start to create and develop your own mobile games. Everything you design will build a valuable portfolio to help launch your career in the gaming industry when you graduate from ARU Peterborough.
ARU Peterborough is a great place to be for studying Mobile Game Design and Development with the East of England being home to 135 active games companies.
During your studies with us, you’ll get the chance to improve your prospects with live briefs and guest speakers from industry. There are opportunities to take part in events with industry reps, too.
You’ll have access to the latest software and hardware to supporting your learning, including GameMaker, 3DGameStudio, Unreal Tournament 3 Editor, Unity3D and more.
The skills and knowledge you’ll learn on our Mobile Game Design and Development course will not only help you forge a career in the mobile gaming industry, but will equip you with core programming skills transferable to the wider IT industry or even a career in teaching.
We're also partners with the Global Science & Technology Forum, giving you access to cutting-edge research materials.
Reach the world with your creations – the possibilities are limitless!
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81% of the UK computer games industry is educated to at least undergraduate level, rising to 88% for core games production roles in art or programming.
Our Mobile Game Design and Development course will equip you with a range of programming skills that will help you stand out with games companies. Or you can consider establishing yourself as a freelance designer – perhaps opening your own independent studio.
At ARU Peterborough you’ll be taught by industry experts from Year 1, making connections and ensuring that you develop relevant employability skills.
Every year, ARU runs and hosts the annual Brains Eden computer games careers event which offers opportunities for professionals and students alike.
We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they can offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn such as work-based projects and live briefs.
Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path, secure jobs, and work experience, or even start your own business.
Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters. We’re planning a range of postgraduate degrees at ARU Peterborough, and there is a selection of existing courses in Cambridge and Chelmsford, including Computer Games Development (Computing) MA.
To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.
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This course offers a foundation year – an extra year of study to help you prepare for university, and build your knowledge and skills.
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