801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Tabletop Game Design with Foundation Year - Teesside University

**Course overview**: This course includes an integrated foundation year, ideal if you don’t have the appropriate subjects and/or grades to go straight into year one. It provides a unique opportunity to explore and develop skills in the theory, design, and development of tabletop roleplay games, board games, card games and other analogue immersive games experiences such as Live Action Roleplay. The course will blend traditional game design theory and mechanics with specific modules on non-digital game design for the burgeoning global market in this area. You will have the opportunity to develop engaging and appealing games individually and in teams, and will work with other disciplines such as concept artists to bring their ideas to life. **After the course**: This course prepares you for a careers as a board game designer and developer. You will bring new types of board games to life. You work with artists and writers to create the board, the rules, and the box including the artwork and the pieces. This role requires imagination, creativity and collaborative skills. Additional skills gained include expert knowledge of a wide range of board games and an understanding of the gameplay mechanics that makes a great game.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-16
  • Location
    Teesside University,MiddlesbroughUnited Kingdom