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Computer Games Programming BSc(Hons): Course features

What this course offers you

  • Learn Through Making: Create a portfolio of games as you progress through the course.
  • Access to a dedicated games lab fully stocked with the latest development kits and tools including PCs with GTX1080 graphics cards and Sony PlayStation 4 (TM) consoles. Software tools including Unreal, Unity Pro and Visual Studio so you can build high-quality games and deploy them to the PC, mobile devices or game consoles.
  • Access to the newly launched CAVE (Centre for Augmented and Virtual Environments) featuring HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Sony PlayStation VR headsets.
  • You'll benefit from the University's educational partnership with Sony and have the chance to work with the latest technology and develop for the PlayStation 4 console.
  • The course is designed to provide the specialist game programming, mathematics and technical skills you need to follow a career in computer games - coupled with the team-working skills sought after by employers.
  • Optional media along with a range of other computing modules, enable you to tailor your degree to your own interests and career goals.
  • Group projects and individual assignments build your team working abilities and initiative skills - and provide you with finished projects to develop your portfolio.
  • Participate in Game Jam Hackathons, industry events and talks
  • We have a commitment to teaching excellence - and use innovative techniques and methodologies to provide you with an inspiring learning environment.
  • A personal tutor plus a strong educational support system will ensure you receive the help you need to reach your full potential.
  • If you choose the sandwich year option, you will spend a year gaining real life experience in industry allowing you to develop a highly marketable range of knowledge, skills and experience.
  • Graduates of this degree will develop the skills required to work in the games industry or computing in general.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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