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BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

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Survey info

Some data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic, which may have had an effect on their responses.
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Abertay University

1 Location : Dundee Campus

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Student Satisfaction

75%

agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course

Average Earnings for

24,000

£24,000

15 months after the course for Computer games and animation graduates at Abertay University

Employment

90%

go on to work and / or study within 15 months after the course

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

75%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students (64% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

15 students
(64% of those who were asked)

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85%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

35 students.

After 1 year on the course

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

35 students.

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

Read more about professional accreditation

This course is officially accredited by:

This course is industry recognised by ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based industries and carries the ScreenSkills Select quality-mark for the purposes of indicating courses best suited to prepare students for a career in the screen industries. Find out more

Accredited by TIGA (The Independent Game Developers' Association) as delivering skills relevant to the games industry. TIGA accreditation is applicable to courses meeting any of a wide range of games industry needs, such as programming, art, design and entrepreneurship. Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Computer games and animation courses

For graduates from Abertay University

After 15 months

£24,000

Typical range: £19,500 - £25,500

Data from

25 people

(65% of those asked).

Students graduating during 2017-2018.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£21,000

Typical range: £16,000 - £28,000

Data from

35 people.


Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£26,500

Typical range: £19,500 - £36,500

Data from

45 people.


Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

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After 15 months

£22,000

Typical range: £18,500 - £25,000

Data from

40 people.

70% of UK-resident Computer games and animation graduates from Abertay University are employed in Scotland.

Students graduating during 2017-2018.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£17,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £15,000 - £26,500

Data from

30 people.

75% of UK-resident Computer games and animation graduates from Abertay University are based in Scotland.

Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£26,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £17,000 - £36,500

Data from

45 people.

75% of UK-resident Computer games and animation graduates from Abertay University are based in Scotland.

Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

90%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

20 students (65% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

20 students

(65% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

15 students

(65% of those who were asked).

90%

In highly skilled work

80%

Information Technology Professionals

5%

Managers, directors and senior officials

10%

In other work

5%

Administrative occupations

5%

Secretarial and related occupations

0%

In unknown work

Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

100%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

15 students (65% of those who were asked)

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

15 students (65% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

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