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BSc (Hons)

Computer Games Development

Duration
3 years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
G451
Delivery
In-person
Foundation year available

Take your love of computer games to the next level with our BSc Computer Games Development course. You’ll be taught by enthusiastic and experienced lecturers. Many of them are still active and influential in the games industry.

Why study with us

  • Our teaching is informed by research and industry practice in areas such as software engineering and games development, human-computer interaction and cyber security.
  • You’ll get the opportunity to undertake a one year placement in industry. Most placements are based in the UK, but some students have worked in Europe, Australia, Japan and the USA.
  • You’ll be taught by industry experts, with many tutors still active and influential in the games industry.
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What you’ll do

  • Throughout the course you’ll have opportunities to take part in national and international competitions and research projects.
  • Start your course with our exciting ‘Computing Challenge’, where first year students work as teams to design and develop a new app and then use it in a competitive yet supportive environment.
  • Learn about developing distributed software and software for mobile devices, widening the range of games you can develop.

Modules

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic Expertise

Laurent Noel
Senior Lecturer

Gain real work experience through industrial placements

You can take a one-year industrial placement during your studies to increase your employability. Most placements are UK-based, but opportunities exist for global placements.

Accreditations

Memberships

Future careers

Computer games developers work as part of a multi-skilled team to produce high quality, innovative and exciting products to tight deadlines. You’ll graduate with the full set of skills you need to create a complex, interactive computer game.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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