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Computer Games Technology BSc (Hons)

Abertay University

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UCAS CODE: G470

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-AUG-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In this course, you will study at Europe’s top university for computer games and learn all the skills you need to become a programmer in one of the most demanding and rewarding industries in the world. From games programming, graphics and artificial intelligence to games hardware and procedural generation, this challenging degree equips you with the confidence and skills you need to pursue a career in the multi-billion pound games industry. To make sure you’re learning at the cutting-edge, the programme is kept up-to-date as the games industry changes and technology advances, ensuring you’re work-ready and familiar with whatever challenges the sector throws up. In addition, you'll be learning in Dundee, the hub of Scotland's booming games industry, which is home to one-third of the country's gaming companies.

Learning and Assessment

You’ll spend around 12-15 hours per week in lectures, tutorials and laboratories. Lectures are used to present key concepts, theories and techniques.

Tutorials and laboratory-based activities increase your understanding of the subject, allowing you to put the taught theory into practice, and develop your competence and confidence in technological and theoretical work.

During the course, you’ll be required to actively participate in group work, discussions, seminars, and private study.

There’s a mixed assessment strategy used on the course. Most modules are assessed through coursework, which may include project work and student-led presentations. Some modules use a mixture of coursework and formal examination.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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

University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    153 64%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    46th

    10

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