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This course considers the latest technologies in the computer games industry and will allow you to specialise in games design or games development. The course will introduce you to concepts which distinguish between the development and design of games with a focus on PC and mobile game platforms. You will learn how to model environments in 3D and write code for the game logic. You will be given student membership of the British Computer Society (BCS), allowing you to participate in continuing professional development activities and events. You will also benefit from guest lectures and question and answer sessions with experts from industry. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to undertake work placements and manage live projects from industry, giving you valuable work experience to help you to secure employment upon graduation. You may choose to pursue a career in games production, games asset development or games animation or in a related field. Academic progression is available through our one-year BSc (Hons) Games Development (Top-up) degree.
Year One: Academic Study Skills, Agile Games Development, Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning, Productivity and Creativity, Fundamentals of Programming, 3D Environment Modelling, Games Design, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Games Engines, Professional Development, Productivity and Creativity (Character Modelling or Multiplayer Games Programming), Animation for Games or Mobile Games Development, Further Games Programming, Work-Based Learning .
You will learn via written practical assignments, work-based projects, presentations, peer work and independent study. Assessment is carried out through in-course technical reports, presentations, case-studies, peer assessments, work-based projects and time-constrained assessments.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
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
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Please contact Admissions through email@example.com.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CC|
Applicants are normally expected to have achieved grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.