**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:
- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Creative Skillset and The Independent Game Developers' Association (TIGA).
- Develop advanced programming skills, using C++ as the core language throughout the course.
- Use industry-standard APIs such as Microsoft's DirectX, Unity, Marmalade, Corona, Android SDK and iOS.
- Learn about 3D graphics, computer architecture, game engines and game industry business models.
- individual coursework
- group work
- final year project
- Sony (SCEE)
- SN Systems
- SI Games
- Dumpling Design
- Jollywise Media
- Sumo Digital
- Networking opportunities
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Foundations in Computing Year 2 - Compulsory modules Fundamentals Of Computer Architecture Mathematics For Graphics Programming 2D Games Year 3 - Compulsory modules 3D Games Development Mathematics For Modelling and Rendering Software-Hardware Optimisation Techniques Year 4 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Advanced Games Console Projects Project (Technical Computing) Elective modules Artificial Intelligence In Games Effective C++ Programming Foreign Language Mobile Applications Programming "Things"
Coursework Exams Practical
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
We may also accept you, if you have limited qualifications but can show evidence of ability and a genuine commitment to studying the subject. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
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Additional entry requirements
Some applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview with the course leader to ensure that the programme is suitable for themselves and their aspirations. UK students may be able to claim financial support for the course. Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||Listening: minimum level 17 Speaking: minimum level 20 Reading: minimum level 18 Writing: minimum level 17|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Listening: minimum score 162 Speaking: minimum score 162 Reading: minimum score 162 Writing: minimum score 162|
|PTE Academic||52||Listening: minimum level 51 Speaking: minimum level 51 Reading: minimum level 51 Writing: minimum level 51|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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