Computer Games Programming at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS

Course summary

Why Computer Games Programming? Our Computer Games Programming degree prepares you to become a multi-skilled games programmer, adding functionality to incredible art and design as you create games for consoles, PC, VR and mobile. With opportunities for placements with companies such as Rockstar Games Lincoln, Microsoft and Sumo Digital, our graduates stand out from the crowd. There’s also the chance to undertake field trips to international games events such as EGX Rezzed, London Comic Con and Digital Bristol, offering a fantastic opportunity to network with industry professionals (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and be inspired by guest speakers from firms like Codemasters, Rebellion and Headstrong Games. You’ll also be able to showcase your work to industry-insiders at our own exhibition, COMX, and demonstrate your technical, aesthetic and project management skills to potential employers. The course benefits from affiliation with Sony PlayStation First and you‘ll have access to industry-standard software, including UDK, CRYENGINE, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Learning in our purpose-built facilities, you can take advantage of state-of-the-art computing suites and break-out areas for workshop sessions, with games consoles and screens in social areas. By participating in Games Jam, students can make the most of these cutting-edge tools and put their skills to the test, in a challenge to create a game in 24 hours. Why University of Gloucestershire? At University of Gloucestershire, we’ve been encouraging students to meet every ambition since 1847. Join us and you’ll benefit from our three UoG promises: 1. UoG Career Promise – if you are not in a job 6 months after graduating, we’ll guarantee you 6 months of free support post-graduation should you need it, followed by the offer of a paid internship and lifetime career coaching* (*eligibility conditions apply). 2. UoG Accommodation Promise – we guarantee all first-year students accommodation on, or near, the campus you’re studying at. 3. UoG Connections Promise – whilst at UoG, you’ll find the connections to reach your goals. With over 4,000 placements and more than 60 clubs and societies to join, you’ll make connections for life. Our ambition is boundless. Experienced lecturers promote a real-world ethos and treat our students as more than just a number. Alongside our strong support system, guest speakers, networking events and influential partnerships will help you prepare for life after graduation, whether that be in a successful career in your field or onto further study. Students never tire of finding inspiration here in the unique county of Gloucestershire – innovation and bravery thrive here. Cheltenham and Gloucester offer the best of city and country living, with the rolling hills of the Cotswolds paired with vibrant nightclubs and stunning parks in the bustling town and city centres. After the course Your story doesn’t end with us at graduation. We support our graduates to balance purpose with ambition, and 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*. *Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2022 and based on 2019/20 leavers. Experience an open day Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
3M7S
Institution code:
G50
Campus name:
Park Campus - Cheltenham
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/in-your-region/pages/in-your-country.aspx

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Grade 4/C in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required.


English language requirements

International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

English Language requirements

http://www.glos.ac.uk/docs/download/International/english-Language-entry-requirements.pdf


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £16600 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Additional costs and fee information can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/life/finance/costs/pages/fees-and-additional-costs.aspx
Computer Games Programming at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS