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  • 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**Love gaming and want to develop the skills to create your own games?This BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology degree course gives you the experience and ability you need for a career in the computer games development industry. You’ll choose your path, whether designing graphics using animation and 3D modelling, programming your game for consoles and developing entrepreneurial skills to sell your game.It’ll open doors to a career in the computer games industry or fields that use game technology, such as simulation training, healthcare and web design.We work with game developers and professional bodies, such as The Independent Game Developers Association (TIGA), to make sure that the course stays up-to-date. This guarantees the skills you are valued by today's games industry.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by TIGA (The Independent Game Developers’ Association) as delivering skills relevant to the games industry. TIGA accreditation is applicable to courses meeting any of a range of games industry needs, such as programming, art, design and entrepreneurship.**What you'll experience**On this degree course you'll:- Use some of the most advanced gaming development facilities at any university in the country- Learn the fundamentals of game development, such as design techniques, 3D modelling and coding- Tailor your degree to meet your career aspirations, from programming, art, and design- Develop your knowledge with professionals who have years of experience and plenty of links in the industry- Get your hands on top tech, like our Sony console development kits, motion capture facilities and virtual reality lab- Get to grips with professional software including Maya, 3DS Max, Microsoft Visual Studio and the Unreal Engine- Develop your entrepreneurial skills with the opportunity to set up a company and sell your own games**Careers and opportunities**You'll graduate with skills and knowledge that'll serve you in a variety of careers, particularly in the computer games industry, but any field that utilises this technology, such as training simulation, web development and healthcare.Our graduates work at some of the biggest names in the industry, including:- Codemasters- Electronic Arts- Rebellion- Jagex- Creative Assembly- Sumo Digital- Climax- Stainless Games- SonyOur Careers and Employability service will give you advice and support for up to 5 years after you leave the University.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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