Bristol, University of the West of England

Games Technology Bristol, University of the West of England Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

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BSc(Hons) Games Technology gives you a foundation in problem solving, programming (using C++) and software design for the entertainment industry.

Explore artificial intelligence, 3D environments, virtual reality (VR) and effective software design for games.

Gain an understanding of the history and theories around play, games and user engagement. As UWE Bristol is a PlayStation®First partner, you’ll gain direct experience of developing for Sony PlayStation using their official development kits.

Learn through practical projects, creating playable scenarios that consolidate new concepts and applications. Attend talks from visiting industry professionals and apply learning through individual and group programming projects.

Gain valuable real-world experience and a professional portfolio through placements that prepare you for a career in the gaming industry.

Our graduates work across AAA developers, including Rockstar North, Frontier Developments and Naughty Dog, and local developers such as Opposable Games and Mobile Pie. Outside of the games industry, you’ll find career opportunities in software engineering, simulations, digital media, mobile device applications, web development and IT.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level No specific subjects required. Points from General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken on to full A-Level) can be included towards the overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma No specific subjects required.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Grade C / 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.uwe.ac.uk/G611/

Fees and funding

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Bristol, University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
Frenchay
Bristol
BS16 1QY


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