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Computer Games Technology with Foundation BSc (Hons)

University of West London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main site - West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Game design and development is a thriving industry in the UK and across the world, with game developers in high demand. As a qualified developer you could find yourself working on games for a wide range of purposes including entertainment, education and business.This course will cover the theory, practice and application of computer game development. You will learn industry standard development tools and will explore specialist areas such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the economic and social impact of games. We encourage a highly practical approach to games and game asset development, so during the course you will be able to create a portfolio of your work. This will be showcased online and you can share it with future employers to demonstrate your talent and experience. The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BC - DDD

72 UCAS points required from level 3 qualifications. These can include: A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above; BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass; Access to HE Diploma. You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 - 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.

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University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    102nd out of 113 45

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    117 52%

    81st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    98th

    50
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    12th

    11

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