Computer Game Development
Why choose this course?
Computing gaming is one of the fastest growing areas of the digital technology sector and with the increasing use of virtual reality – who knows what the latest innovation might be? If you are looking for a dynamic career, then our computer game development degree will give you the design and development skills to fully engage with game industry practices, technologies and methodologies.
You will have opportunities to apply your knowledge on real life projects. This will help ensure that you acquire the necessary knowledge and problem solving skills to cope with the astonishing rate of change. In addition, you will develop an extensive portfolio of personal work that will help showcase your abilities.
During the first year you will be introduced to the fundamentals of computer programming, mathematics, digital audio, graphical rendering and the workings of cutting-edge gaming hardware and software technology. In addition, there is a strong element of creative design and production where you will engage with industry standard software and hardware to develop ideas and concepts as a member of a team and as an individual.
As the degree progresses you will be presented with opportunities to work with industry standard tools to develop game narratives, characters and scenarios including working with multiple platforms such as smart phones, mobile devices, multiplayer game environments, artificial intelligence systems and advanced 3D modelling and animation for games.
You can also choose to study this course with a foundation year BSc (Hons) Computer Game Development (four years including foundation year) UCAS code I620 or as a four-year Integrated Masters MComp Computer Game Development
UCAS code 57KS