Taught course

Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design

Birmingham City University · School of Games, Film and Animation

Entry requirements

Essential requirements

  • Passion for games
  • Positive attitude
  • Confidence to run a business and/or creative technical software development team
  • Comfortable user of Windows or Mac OS applications

Desired, but not essential requirements

  • Experience of web or software coding (HTML, Java, C, C++, C#)
  • Experience of art asset creation using Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, 3DS Max or ZBrush
  • Game development experience
  • Degree related to games, programming, art, business, management, marketing, law, economics or design

Months of entry


Course content

Serious about working in games? Then enrol at the industry endorsed finishing school for games developers and artists.

MSc Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design (Gamer Camp: Biz) has been created in partnership with the likes of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Codemasters, Rare and Exient. It provides experience of working to deadlines as part of multi-disciplined, project team to produce playable games to a professional standard.

You will work in a simulated studio environment over full-time office hours, on real game briefs set with one or more of our partner developers.

It's a winning formula, with mentoring from industry veterans and support from leading game development teams. Recent graduates from Gamer Camp are employed by companies including TT Games, Creative Assembly, Ubisoft, Codemasters and Rockstar Games.

Information for international students

English – IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any bands)

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,000 per year
International students
£16,300 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Oliver Williams
+44 (0)121 202 4822