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Computer Games Design and Development BSc (Hons)

University of Worcester

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    G451

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    109th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    96th

    5 (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    116

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    73

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.99

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

**The landscape of the game industry is changing, with an increasing focus on the gamer experience fuelling a boom in the indie games market. In today’s industry, small teams of developers can achieve great success with unique gaming experiences that capture the imagination.** Our course emphasises a player-centred approach to game design, equipping you with a range of practical skills and insights to become a designer of innovative and exciting gaming experiences. It also empowers you with the technical skills required to develop those gaming experiences into playable and potentially commercial products. You will work in such areas as graphics rendering, game engine development and digital storytelling.- The course is industry-focused and is designed and delivered by computer games experts and professional game developers with significant experience in iconic organisations including the BBC.- The course is mapped against the national occupational standards for Games and Interactive Media and the International Game Developer Association’s curriculum framework.- 24/7 access to excellent IT facilities, including dedicated PC and mac labs featuring industry-standard software.- Option to take a 1-year paid placement, engage in client-based consultancy projects, develop software for clients through the Business School’s Media Lab, or ‘earn as you learn’ by setting up as a freelancer.- Option to start your own computer games development business through the Business School’s Incubator.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

96

Details

GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C/4 or above also required.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

109th

About this University

The University of Worcester offers highly relevant, professional courses with outstanding, inspiring teaching. The university takes a truly friendly, inclusive approach to everything it does, with excellent student support and first-class facilities.

Address

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Henwick Grove

Worcester

WR2 6AJ

UNITED KINGDOM