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Computer Games Technology BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**As a student on our TIGA-accredited BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology degree, you'll develop the skills to turn ideas and concepts into reality, using industry-standard design and development techniques.Our graduates are working on big titles at Rockstar and Electronic Arts, classics at Rare, and developing homegrown Indie Games.This is your opportunity to join them.**Course highlights**- Learn from computer games development experts with extensive knowledge, experience and industry connections- Stand out from other graduates by studying specialist modules such as psychological theory for game designers and artificial intelligence (AI) in gaming- Enhance your CV as you apply your skills on real client briefs – past projects have included training simulations for the Royal Navy and virtual reality experiences- Use the same software as the professionals in some of the most advanced gaming development facilities at any university in the country- Showcase your skills to employers and network with professionals in the computer games industry by taking part in our annual GameJam event- Have the chance to set up a company and sell your own games**TIGA accreditation**This course is accredited by TIGA (The Independent Game Developers' Association). This means it has been examined by a panel of industry and academic experts to make sure you develop relevant and up-to-date skills needed by the games and related industries.**Careers and opportunities**With 95% of our graduates finding work within a year after university, you'll be confident to graduate with sought-after skills and knowledge for various careers.Besides the gaming industry, you can apply the skills you develop to other areas using such technologies – including virtual production, virtual/alternative reality (VR/AR), simulation training and healthcare.**Graduate destinations**Our graduates work at some of the biggest industry names, including:- Rockstar Games- Naughty Dog- Frontier- Cloud Imperium- Unity- Rare- Codemasters- Electronic Arts- Rebellion- Jagex- Creative Assembly- Sumo Digital- Climax- Stainless Games- Playstation Studios

Application deadline

25 January

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University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

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

Over 5,000 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 into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 114 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%



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