If you want to get involved in the fast-paced world of computer game development and boost your programming skills, this degree is a great place to start. This games design and development degree will prepare you for careers in video game design with an emphasis on programming. You do not need previous experience in graphic design or 3D modelling - just a passion for computer games development. You will gain a strong understanding of game engine technology with the ability to extend development pipelines beyond default tools. Students will explore the concepts of Artificial Intelligence and develop the skills to manage large software projects. What you should know about this course
- This specialist pathway will allow you to explore the theory, technology, and programming of games, as well as its application to the design and development of computer games
- For eight consecutive years the University of Greenwich has been shortlisted by TIGA for Best Educational Institute
- Develop critical analytic skills and the ability to employ them with forms, languages, and techniques
- Specialist endorsement degrees will help you build a career within your chosen area, and gain valuable skills employers are looking for
- The University of Greenwich has a long-standing relationship with the British Computer Society (BCS), which accredits our computing degree programmes. As this programme was extensively updated in 2019, it has a current designation of Initial Full Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) accreditation for the 2019 intake. The accreditation status is expected to be confirmed in autumn 2022 after the first cohort of students graduate. Students will be kept updated on the status of this. In the very unlikely event that this does not progress as expected the university will support students with individual BCS membership applications at the point of graduation.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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