Create and develop the next generation of innovative video games for one of the fastest growing industries worldwide on this British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute for IT, accredited course. Our Games Development degree aims to produce industry-ready graduates with all the skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully enter a career in computer games development. Our game development course teaches the programming, design, artistic and professional skills used across the industry, with the same tools and software used by realworld developers. There is a focus on creating full, portfolio ready work, integrating all taught skills into individual and group-based projects. The Department of Computer Science is innovative and forward-thinking. In addition to receiving tutoring, mentoring, guidance and support from academic staff, you may also experience events featuring industry professionals, or perhaps work on an extracurricular project such as a game jam with your peers. You will also have the opportunity to either complete a five-week work placement or work for a client with support from our Informatics Centre (an on-site software development team) on a team-based project.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment is predominately through individual practical development assignments and written reports throughout each module. Some modules also have an exam component at the end of the year.
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
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Please note that Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs. GCSE Maths grade C or above is also required.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|