Computer Games Design BSc (Hons)

In partnership with the University of Gloucestershire

Level: 6

Delivery Method: Full time

Typical Duration/length of course:  3 years

Fees: £9250 per annum

 

Entry Requirements:

112 UCAS tariff points, BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or a Merit in your T-Level..

If you are using a combination of qualifications to achieve the required UCAS tariff points, they must either include at least 2 A levels, a BTEC or an equivalent qualification.

Course Code: TBC

UCAS Code: I62A

 

Course Overview:

Develop the real-world skills needed to create computer games for console, desktop and mobile platforms. You’ll work on real business briefs and learn from industry-experienced lecturers who have worked for Rebellion, Headstrong Games, 2K Games and Sony.

You’ll design and develop games while pursuing an area that interests you, such as 3D modelling, level design, UX or animation. You’ll gain valuable experience working individually and in teams with games programmers and artists on small as well as large-scale game projects, including indie games for iOS and Android.

You’ll learn in our new computing suites that are equipped with the latest hardware such as Sony and Nintendo development kits, Oculus Rift, HTC VIVE, PlayStation VR, HoloLens, Motion Capture suite, Game consoles, 3D printers and robots. All our PCs run industry-standard software including Adobe CC, Autodesk 3DS Max, Z-Brush, Substance Painter, Unreal and Unity

Industry Links:

As a COMPTIA Authorised Academy and a TIGA-accredited course, this degree has strong industry links across the world. This includes Microsoft, IBM, The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the University of Southern California, Headstrong Games, Codemasters, Rancon, Eurogamer, Comicon and Digital Bristol.

Career:

  • Games Designer

  • Level Designer

  • Games Artist

  • Games Tester

  • Indie Developer

  • Mobile Designer