Birmingham City University Games Course Achieves TIGA Accreditation

The Independent Game Developers' Association (TIGA), the trade association representing the UK video games industry, is pleased to announce the accreditation of the following games course at Birmingham City University (BCU):

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology Accreditation – awarded

The BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology course provides a three-year program of study. There are typically 35-40 undergraduates in each year of the course.

Students gain the skills required by programmers in the games industry. They not only gain skills required for using high-level tools and game engines but also have a solid understanding of programming fundamentals and low-level coding. Students also gain a range of useful transferable skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, communication, etc.

Destination Data

These are the known destinations of BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology graduates from the last three academic years (2017-18, 2018-2019, 2019-2020):

  • 36 percent work directly in the games industry.

  • 45 percent are working in either the game industry or industry using real-time 3D skills.

  • 76 percent are working in sectors employing transferrable skills learned on the course.