10 Reasons To Study With Us
Here are our top 10 reasons to choose the Birmingham City New Technology Institute.
1. 100% NSS
Our students are satisfied with the quality of our courses. Our BA (Hons) Video Game Digital Art and BSc (Hons) Video Game Development courses scored 100% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2018.
2. 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!
3. 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.
4. Work Placements
During your undergraduate course you’ll have access to a guaranteed in-house placement. Giving you real studio experience. You’ll work on real games and campaigns within a safe and supportive university environment as well as learning how to use the tools of the trade to deliver your work to industry standards.
5. Two Year Fast Track Degrees
We offer innovative and industry aligned two-year FastTrack undergraduate honours degrees – perfect for a career in the video games or digital marketing industry.
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6. Gamer Camp
Jump on one of Gamer Camp's Pro or Biz courses as a games programmer, artist or producer and build real games for PC, smartphone and PlayStation®4 from the ground-up, 9-5, Monday-Thursday, over one year in our own bespoke studio facilities.
7. Industry-Standard Staff
Teaching is delivered by practitioners with over 20 years’ experience, so take advantage of their knowledge when you join us.
8. £150 Free Credit
To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2019, we’re giving away £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways, on books and a range of learning materials.
9. 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.
10. Second City Location
We are a part of Birmingham’s economic and cultural renaissance. A city with an international reputation that could help you get to wherever your imagination desires. Its friendly population is what makes Birmingham a dynamic, multicultural city – and also one of the largest cities in Europe offering a heady mix of galleries, music, restaurants and bars.