Computer Games Development (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview Channel your love of computer games into your dream career starting with our Foundation Year Degree in Computer Games Development. It’ll prepare you to work as part of a multi-skilled team, producing high quality, innovative and exciting games to tight deadlines. Why study with us

  • You’ll learn by doing, using the high-performance kit in our purpose-built Games Laboratory and the University's general computer rooms.
  • Where possible, we make software available for use on your own PC so you can develop your own games.
  • Our laboratories allow you to use specialist software and to do things that wouldn’t be allowed on the public network (such as configuring networks, exploring computer viruses or testing system security).
What you’ll do
  • Our Computer Games Development course is supported by excellent facilities and industry-active staff.
  • You’ll work in specialist laboratories, alongside staff with a wealth of computer games development experience.
  • Develop your programming expertise using C++, maths and problem solving, as well as studying computer graphics, AI, game mechanics and effective practical software development.
Accreditations
  • The CITP provides independent recognition for professionals in the IT industry. This course has accreditation leading to BCS Professional Member (MBCS), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and partial CEng exemption from the BCS, the professional computing body.
  • The BCS are the professional body for computing and provide recognition for professionals in the IT industry. This course has accreditation leading to BCS Professional Member (MBCS), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and partial CEng exemption from the BCS.
  • We are an Educational Member of the British Computer Society providing benefits to our students such a free BCS membership for the duration of their Computer Science course. This help connections with the tech industry through BCS mentors, enables access to bespoke events with industry experts, as well as interactive career tools include CV writer, interview simulator, personal assessments and e-learning.
Future careers Our Foundation Year degree in Computer Games Development is a stepping stone to a career working as part of a multi-skilled team to produce high quality, innovative and exciting products to tight deadlines.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G638
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Computer Games Development (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS