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Computer Graphics, Vision and Games (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Computer Graphics, Vision and Games, at Aberystwyth University, covers a wide range of topics within the computing industry and the modern world.

While computer games are the most well-known aspect of this area, there is underlying complexity of a relatively simple application.

In completion of this degree, you will gain a firm foundation in Computing Skills such as Programming, Software Design, Data Storage, Analysis and Classification. You will also be equipped with specialised skills in the areas of Vision and Graphics, and interact with related areas of study such as Intelligent Agents and Mobile Computing - plus the opportunity to jump start your career with your Integrated Year in Industrial and Professional Training.

Overview

Why study Computer Graphics, Vision and Games at Aberystwyth University?

  • Enhance your knowledge of all general Computer Science principles
  • Experience the start of your career with our integrated year in industry
  • Industry standards degree, giving you a head start when you enter the competitive job market
  • Access to dedicated Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers
  • Access to mobile and aerial robots, vision and motion tracking systems, micro-controller systems and laser scanners.

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four year degree scheme.

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • Programming
  • Operating systems
  • Databases
  • Software development

In your second year, you will undertake:

  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Various programming languages
  • Database design
  • Image processing
  • Machine learning

In your third year, you will be taking part in your work placement:

  • This is with the assistance of the department. By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation

In your fourth year, you will study:

  • Computer vision
  • Advanced computer graphics
  • User interfaces
  • Development processes, techniques and technologies for constructing real operational software
  • Individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you.

Employability

Our degree prepares you for a variety of careers;

  • Software design
  • Communications and networking
  • Computer applications
  • Web development
  • IT consultancy and management
  • Systems analysis and development
  • Computer Sales and marketing
  • Education.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,800per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    54th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    3rd

    16

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