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Computer Games Technology with Placement BSc (Hons)

Solent University, Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Fascinated by the technology behind computer games? This professionally-focused gaming degree supports you to develop the skills required to design and create “code” for games through underlying tools and technologies – helping prepare you for a fantastic career at the forefront of the gaming industry.Alongside programming skills, you’ll study areas including maths for games, scripting for game engines, console development and computational thinking. You’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate with students studying games art and design, giving you a broad comprehension and appreciation of gaming skills that will put you in the best possible position to start a career in this growing industry after graduation.Throughout your studies you will learn in our high-specification industry grade labs, enabling you to learn the tools and techniques of game development, from the basics of programming through to publishing a completed game. These labs offer all of the specialist software you’ll need including; Visual Studio, DirectX, OpenGL, Github, UDK 4.0, Unity, Photoshop, 3D studio max, Maya and ZBrush.You’ll be taught by highly experienced academics with vast experience of the gaming industry, and excellent industry links. These close links enable you to benefit from a range of guest lectures throughout your studies, and gain valuable critiques on your work. Recent speakers have included representatives from Stainless Games, Unity and Aardvark Swift. There is also the opportunity to attend conferences and events, and even get involved in competitions such as Gamejams, helping you to build vital industry contacts and hone your practical skills.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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Solent University, Southampton

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    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

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