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Computer Games Design and Development BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cardiff Met - Llandaff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Ga​mes Design and Development degree equips you with the skills needed to follow a career in games development or in the wider IT industry. The course covers the techniques used to create computer games, including the relevant theory and practice from Computer Science and Software Engineering. This provides you with an understanding of how games are designed and developed in addition to the transferable knowledge and skills you can take forward in your career as games technology advances. The programme offers a unique, well-rounded approach exploring all aspects of the game industry. ​You will be exposed to the latest tools and technologies used in industry, and will work on a number of game projects targeted at different hardware platforms. The UK has a vibrant, innovative video games culture, with approximately 37.3m people in the UK playing games and a market value of £5.7bn in 2018, up 10% from 2017. As you progress through the course, you will learn the practical skills that will allow you to explore and develop your own game ideas, as well as understand the business and employment opportunities that exist in the games industry.The School has strong links with industry and key technology companies throughout the UK and Europe. All students have the opportunity to participate in research, enterprise, public engagement, student exchange and internship programmes.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    77th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    53rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    53

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