University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Computer Games Technology (Top-up) University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University


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Course summary

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In the Top-up Degree course students will establish a high degree of expertise in the application, integration and critical valuation of a range of computer technologies, principles and practices and provide appropriate experience of working on a final major creative project, developing the ability to work independently and with flair in a variety of contexts

Course details


The BSc (Hons) top-up follows a modular structure and takes your learning and skills to a further level.

Modules include:
•Final Major Games Project
•Digital Sound Processing
•Computer Games Prototyping
•3D Graphics Programming
•2D Texture Manipulation - optional module
•Collaborative Working and Entrepreneurial Skills - optional module

Assessment method

You will be taught and supported by highly experienced and dedicated tutors, and gain plenty of hands-on experience in our excellent laboratories and workshops.

A feature of the course is the use of in-course assessment while other modules are assessed by the course teaching team using assignments, case studies, presentations and examinations. There is also an assessed compulsory period of work experience.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code l600
Institution code B70
Campus name Taunton Campus
Campus code T

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Applicants must have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline.
Applicants are also required to have GCSEs 4-9 (A*-C) including English Language and Maths

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

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Provider information

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University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College
Bath Road

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01278 441234