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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

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The terms ‘Computer Graphics, Vision and Games’ cover 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, what many people do not know is the 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 learn specialised skills in the areas of vision and graphics, and interact with related areas of study such as intelligent agents and mobile computing. At Aberystwyth University, we endeavour to provide you with an exceptional and memorable student experience. The degree is accredited by the **BCS (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 Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers and robotic equipment such as Ardvinos, mobile robots and sailing robots. You will be taught by lecturers whose research speciality is computer vision, and who have connections with the industry and software engineering conferences.Your first year will introduce you to programming, computer infrastructure and web development. You will go on to study various programming languages, database design, machine learning, computer vision and development processes, techniques and technologies for constructing real operational software. Employability skills are the core values of our degree. As part of your degree, you will be required to take part in a residential weekend where you and other students will have work in teams to solve problems. This activity will encourage and improve your skills in: communication, analysis, time management, independent and group-based working, organisation, implementation, research and technical skills. The University operates a Year in Employment Scheme (YES) and GO Wales. You have the option to take a year out between your second and third year to work in an organisation in the UK or overseas. YES is very rewarding and a worthwhile experience. Upon completion of this programme, you will stand out from the crowd in a competitive job market.**Our degree prepares you for a variety of careers in fields such as:**+ Software design;+ Communications and networking;+ Computer applications;+ Web development;+ IT consultancy and management;+ Systems analysis and development;+ Computer sales;+ Marketing;+ Education.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,525per year

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

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

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 114 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    121 52%

    80th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87.0 87%

    39th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    8th

    2

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