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Computer Games (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Ranked among the top Computer Science (and Information Systems) departments on the planet according to the QS World University Rankings (2017), our BSc Computer Games combines core topics, such as graphics and programming, with the latest developments in computer science. At the end of your course, you will be able to create the outline design specification for a computer game of your own design, and to implement a game using industry-standard techniques. The ongoing demand for new and more sophisticated games has led to a growing need for highly skilled graduates who can apply advanced knowledge of areas such as software design techniques, artificial intelligence, networking and internet technology to implement the games of the future. This degree is accredited by both the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the British Computer Society (BCS). These accreditations are increasingly sought by employers, and provide the first stage towards eventual professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). This four-year version of our degree allows you to spend the third year studying abroad, while otherwise remaining identical to the three-year course.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,670per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    114 48%

    84th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    76th

    24

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