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Computer Games Design and Development BSc (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: G451

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**The landscape of the games 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.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. You'll hone the technical skills required to develop gaming experiences into playable and potentially commercial products. You will work in such areas as graphics rendering, game engine development and digital storytelling.**Key features**- 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.- Taught by computer games experts and professional game developers, with significant experience in iconic organisations including the BBC.- 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.**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

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

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    104 44%

    96th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    14th

    41

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