TIGA University Accreditation hits 42 course milestone

By January 24, 2024 January 31st, 2024 TIGA News

TIGA introduced the TIGA Accreditation process in January 2015 to ensure that universities and colleges can produce graduates with industry relevant skills – the system accredits the very best undergraduate and postgraduate university courses, enabling both prospective students and game developers to identify those courses that are producing industry ready graduates.

As of December 2023, 42 courses at the following universities achieved TIGA Accreditation – they are as follows: Abertay University, Dundee (6 courses); Anglia Ruskin University (3 courses), Bournemouth University (2 courses); Birmingham City University (1 course); Brunel University, London (1 course); Norwich University of the Arts (2 courses); Portsmouth University (4 courses); Sheffield Hallam University (2 courses); University of Gloucestershire (2 courses); University of Greenwich (1 course); University of Hertfordshire (1 course); University of Suffolk (1 course); University of the West of England (2 courses); University of the West of Scotland (1 course); Staffordshire University (9 courses); and City University London (3 courses).

Why should you apply for TIGA Accreditation?

• You will increase your credibility with students.
• You will enhance your image with employers.
• You will strengthen your media profile.
• You will benefit from TIGA publicity about your course. • You will receive best practice advice and information about how to
improve your course. • You will be able to enter your students, lecturers, college/university into
the TIGA UK Games Education Awards.
• You will be invited to education events) exclusive to TIGA members.

If you have a degree or masters course that you think may be suitable for accreditation, please contact Suzi Stephenson to find out more.

You can also read more about the accreditation here.


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