Computer Science (Games)

University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS)

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Course summary

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This computer science degree with a specialism in games provides the necessary skills you need for a variety of games-related careers in computing The degree will provide you with a firm grasp of the science underpinning computer and software systems. You will gain practical experience of developing systems using the latest technologies and techniques, as well as exposure to the latest trends that will shape the future of computer science. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to study independently and develop and adapt your skills throughout your career. Modules include Games Technology, Games Design and Development and Advanced Games Design and Development. This course is accredited by The British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for Information Technology. On completion of the course you are entitled to registration as a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP). Additionally, the course meets academic requirements towards Chartered Engineering (C.Eng) status. Chartered Engineers are degree qualified from accredited institutions and have gained professional competencies through career development and progression. By professional review, candidates can register with the Engineering Council as a Chartered Engineer. What you should know about this course

  • You will be provided with the basics of scripting languages, before moving on to mastering game engine technology
  • This degree will allow you to extend development pipelines beyond the default toolset
  • By using the very latest technologies you’ll be given the practical experience and theoretical understanding to design, construct, and modify a wide range of systems
  • You will develop knowledge of the business, industrial, and commercial context of computer science
  • Specialist endorsements degrees will help you build a career within your chosen area, and gain valuable skills to develop, deploy, and manage systems and networks

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

Students are assessed through: Examinations, Coursework and Project's

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and Mathematics (Grade 4 / C)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are set for 19/20 intake and may be subject to change for 20/21.
Computer Science (Games) at University of Greenwich - UCAS