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Computer Games Development BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our Computer Games Development degree is designed to turn you into a games programmer and designer – from the word go you’ll be hands-on, designing and programming games as you prepare for an exciting career at the cutting-edge of interactive digital content.In our state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll develop traditional computer science skills, such as programming and maths for computing, as well as specialist games development and design techniques. You’ll also study all types of games software, from the programming of game components, to high-level development tools such as Unity and Unreal Engine. At the same time you’ll be learning about game logic and architecture, the production of game objects and environments, and the processes used to design and develop games in industry.We’ve designed the course to ensure direct relevance to the computer games industry and to provide you with opportunities to showcase your work to potential employers. Throughout the course you’ll build up a portfolio of work that you can showcase when you come to apply for games development roles in industry.With hackathons, gaming events and lots of opportunities for work experience to hone your skills, by the time you leave us you’ll be well on your way to becoming a player in the action-packed world of computer games.**Features and benefits**- Gain computer science skills through the innovative vehicle of game programming and design.- Develop your project management, teamworking and communication skills, helping to enhance your employability.- Take the four-year placement route and you’ll spend your third year on industrial placement, boosting your employment prospects.- Experience what it’s like to work as part of a professional team, finding solutions to complex problems via group projects.- Our excellent facilities include teaching laboratories equipped with high-specification PCs, with specialist, industry-standard software running on either Windows or Linux.- We have a games lab equipped with gaming chairs, keyboards and mice used for our eSports events, an animation lab with a green-screen area and a user experience lab with an eye-tracking system.- Our dedicated drop-in lab provides an informal social working space with regular support sessions from our programme support tutors.

Application deadline

15 January

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Manchester Metropolitan University

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    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

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