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Computer Science with Game Design BSc (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: I103

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree focuses on the aspects that will be crucial for games development at every level. This degree will allow you to join existing studios or strike out on your own as an independent publisher. You’ll learn the fundamentals of computer science and advanced programming skills and will gain specific skills in relation to game design. Our aim is simple – we want to help you become a game professional.This pathway through Computer Science combines a strong foundation in computer science with the creative aspects that are crucial for games development at every level. We’ve designed the course to give you the skills to join existing studios or strike out on your own as an independent developer. We place a strong focus on instilling professional skills and values, including communication, teamwork, self-management, discipline and independence, alongside an awareness of relevant ethical, legal, and social issues. Our aim is simple – we want to help you become a game professional with relevant skills and ability to keep yourself up to date with the rapid pace of developments in the field. During this course you will learn the fundamentals of computer science and advanced programming skills, and benefit from specific skills in relation to game design. This course also relates to the research interest of the academic staff, including real-time computer graphics, artificial intelligence, animation, mixed reality (AR, VR, XR).  For the game design element of the degree, practical work - with game engines or physical game materials are integrated with opportunities to engage critically with theories of gaming culture, mechanics, narratives and aesthetics. Together these provide you with the insight needed to produce games that are both immersive and engaging.‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Computer Science (with Foundation Year) G40F.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 113 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    110 49%

    94th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    12th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    90th

    55

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