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Computer Graphics, Vision and Games BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 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.

Overview

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

  • Employability is embedded in the structure of this degree.
  • The degree is accredited by the BCS (the Chartered Institute for IT) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which gives you a head start when you enter the competitive job market.
  • You will have access to dedicated Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers.
  • It is taught by lecturers who have close links with the industry and software engineering conferences.
  • It is taught by lecturers whose research speciality is computer vision.
  • You will have access to department infrastructure which includes a light stage, virtual reality equipment and motion tracking systems.
  • You will have access to robotic equipment including Arduinos, mobile robots and sailing robots.

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

What skills do I acquire from this degree?

Employability skills are the core values of our degree.

As part of your degree you will be required to take part in a first year residential weekend where you and other students will to have work in teams to solve problems.

Application deadline

15 January

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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