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Computing for Games with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Falmouth University

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UCAS CODE: FY03

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Penryn Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level.If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study.This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilitiesMaster the skills needed to shape the games of the future by studying games through the lens of computer science. Building upon industry-standard software, you’ll implement new tools to extend what is possible with existing engines and program games that push technical boundaries.You'll collaborate with other students in the Games Academy – from animators through to sound designers – to develop a multi-disciplinary approach with creativity at its heart. By the time you graduate, you'll be confident in pursuing a career in software development, in the games industry and beyond.You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialismLearn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environmentsDevelop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projectsGo on to study your chosen course specialism at degree levelGet under the hood of video game engines like Unity and Unreal while learning a range of programming languages like Python, C# and C++Engage with the latest technologies, including procedural content generation, deep learning, and mixed reality to develop broadly transferable skillsBlend art and science while developing teamwork and communication skills that are highly desired in the industryCreate an 'optimisation mindset' by learning to work within platform constraintsMake games collaboratively with artists, animators, composers, designers, writers and other programmersThis course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Falmouth University

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly, TR11 4RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 113

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    118 53%

    79th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    8th

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