The Computer Games Design course is for those students who can display skills in art and design alongside an avid interest and knowledge of computer games and the computer games industry.
Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BA) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Environment Design (20 credits; compulsory) • Game Design and History (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Character Animation (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Visual Studies (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BA) • Advanced Character Animation (20 credits; compulsory) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Game Theory and Design (20 credits; compulsory) • Indie Game Development (20 credits; compulsory) • Level Design and Development (20 credits; compulsory).
A majority of assessments on the course are practical-based assignments (for example, a full designed and built game environment) The taught part of each module will typically comprise a tutor-led exposition, together with supported practical/seminar sessions. Students are strongly encouraged to interact with the lecturer during the taught sessions to ensure that they fully understand the material. Problems that require a significant amount of thought or further reading will be set as exercises to be discussed at a subsequent session. On the days where there are no taught modules it is expected that students will be reviewing the material from previous lectures and undertaking further study based on the recommended reading list. Most importantly, students should be working to complete all the exercises and assignments set during the programme and investigating problems set or encountered during tutorials.
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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- SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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