BSc Computer Games atUniversity of Essex , ColchesterSchool of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering


3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • The program provides the skills to design and specify complex, non-trivial games through focusing on the following areas: The concepts and techniques of computer game programming, Artificial intelligence behaviours for non-player characters, 2D and 3D graphic effects and game objects (e.g. weapon systems), etc.
  • Students will have the access to CAD tools and simulators for chip design (Xilinx) and computer networks (OMNet++)
  • Graduates will be able to create the outline design specification for a computer game of their own design, and to implement a game using industry-standard techniques


  • University Rankings
    • #401-500

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #439

      - QS 2022

    • #301-350

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #27

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #64

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #643

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 19,56,378
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 3,96,149
TransportationINR 32,324
Books and stationeryINR 60,173
TotalINR 4,88,646

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.46


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 8ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have passed standard XII with an overall average from the four best subjects (excluding PE and the local language):
    • CBSE, CISCE and other regional and national boards - 70%
    • Karnataka (Bangalore), Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh boards - 60%
    • Kolkata (West Bengal board) - 55%
  • Applicants must have passed 60% in Indian year 10 (Standard X) Mathematics or 40% in Indian year 12 (Standard XII) Mathematics



Marks - 50/90

  • with a minimum of 42 in each component


Marks - 6/9

  • with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

Other eligibility criteria
ELP waiver- Applicants with the 70% in English passed in class 12th from CBSE or CISCE board will be exempted from the ELP requirement
Conditional Offer


A conditional offer will be issued to an applicant who has not provided evidence of an academic or English language entrance requirement, or who is still to complete an academic or English language qualification, or where additional documentation is required, for example a reference. The offer letter will set out the specific conditions that the applicant has been asked to achieve in order for their place to be confirmed. The offer will specify the minimum level of achievement and the level, subject area and awarding institution of the award which needs to be completed. Where appropriate the offer will include the English language requirement that the applicant must achieve in order for their place to be confirmed.

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A written recommendation from a teacher, adviser or professional who knows the applicant academically

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

International Baccalaureate Excellence Scholarship
Rs. 2,02,800
Engineering,Computers,Science + 3 more
Essex Preparation Programme Bursary
Rs. 25,350
Engineering,Computers,Humanities + 2 more
South Asia Regional Scholarship
Rs. 4,05,600
Engineering,Computers,Science + 3 more

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