Games Computing at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

You will be ready to build the next big thing in gaming with this three-year degree in Games Computing. You’ll study games development and programming, gaining the skills to develop and implement the software behind computer games - like taking a designer’s vision and turning it into 3D models. Or maybe you’ll take your skills into industry, creating simulations or immersive experiences? It’s entertaining stuff. And it starts here at Northumbria University. What will I study on the BSc in Games Computing? Starting with computer science essentials in your first year, you’ll become an expert in games design, development and programming by the time you graduate. The gaming industry is set to be worth over $250 billion by 2025, so your skills will be in high demand. Even more so, thanks to Northumbria University’s strong industry relationships and reputation for excellent gaming graduates. Will I get professional experience on the BSc in Games Computing? You’ll have plenty of chances to practice your skills. You’ll take part in a business consultancy project in your second year, delivering work for a real-life games company. This can be here in Newcastle or at our partner campus in London. Plus you can opt for an optional year in industry or studying abroad.


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Games Computing at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS