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Why study with us?

Here are our top reasons to choose to study at the School of Games Film and Animation at Birmingham City University.

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£260 million investment

Investing in your future

We're investing £260 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

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Work placements

During your undergraduate course you’ll have access to an in-house placement

Through briefs and projects you’ll learn how to use the tools of the trade and deliver your work to industry standards.

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Our students are satisfied with our course

Our BSc (Hons) Video Game Development course scored 90.2% for learning opportunities in the National Student Survey 2021.

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Impressive industry links

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a number of live projects

We have industry links with Red Bee Media, Sonic Interactive Entertainment Europe, ITV Digital and more!

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Meet or Beat scholarship

If you hold an offer and Meet or Beat our published entry requirements, you could be eligible for a £1,000 scholarship. Find out more.

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Earn while you learn

Earn while you learn

Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.

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Second City location

A centre of excellence in the heart of Birmingham

Our home is a city full of culture and was selected as one of the top ten destinations in the world to visit in 2015 by travel publisher, Rough Guides.

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Learn from the best

Learn from the best

Our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, and are some of the leading figures in their fields.

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Professional associations

Our courses have a number of professional associations

We are members of both of the Video Games Trade Associations, TIGA, UKIE and the Sony Academics Alliance.

What is a Two-Year Fast Track Degree?

At the School of Games, Film and Animation we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses which will give you a head start in a variety of technology-related fields.

Take a look at our innovative and industry aligned Two-Year FastTrack undergraduate honours degrees – perfect for a career in the video games or digital marketing industries.

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