Burnley College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Love playing videogames? Why not be part of a team that develops them? Games Development focuses on how to program games, from traditional software design and coding to the latest techniques employed within graphics and AI. The course also provides an insight into other disciplines within the industry (design, modelling, animation and business), to ensure you can appreciate the roles of others within a diverse team.
Year 1; Computer Architecture, Programming Concepts, 3D Modelling, Game Design, Networking, Console Game Development, Maths for Games, Level Design Year 2; Graphical Programming, Object Orientated Programming, Object Orientated Analysis and Design, AI for Games, Game Development (Team Project), Character Animation, GPU Programming and Shaders, Agile Software Development & UML Year 3; Advanced Programming, Advanced AI for Games, Physics Engine Programmer, Data Structures & Algorithms, Game Engine Development, The Game Business, Project
A variety of assessment vehicles will be used as appropriate to the module, including assignments carried out in the student’s own time, in-class assignment, workshops, presentations and formal examination. The form of assessment has been chosen so as to motivate students to achieve their best, and create learning activities for the students. The assessment vehicles for individual modules are detailed in the module descriptor.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Burnley College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|