Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary:
- Build practical experience in writing software to create computer games.
- Study the hardware-level optimisations used in modern games.
- Learn how to write the libraries and tools used to develop games.
- Understand how to apply maths in 2D and 3D game development.
- Sony (SIEE)
- Sumo Digital
- Dumpling Design
- Jollywise Media
- SI Games
- SN Systems
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Fundamentals Of C++ Programming Fundamentals Of Computer Architecture Mathematics For Graphics Programming 2D Games Year 2 Compulsory modules 3D Game Development Mathematics For Modelling And Rendering Object Oriented C++ Programming Software-Hardware Optimisation Techniques Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Advanced Games Console Projects Advanced Games Console Techniques Development Project Elective modules Effective C++ Programming Machine Learning Algorithms And Heuristics Virtual And Augmented Reality Applications
Coursework, Exams, Practical
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
- The Independent Game Developers' Association
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Additional entry requirements
Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.