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Computing (Games Development) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Computer games developers use their expertise to design and implement games or high performance real-time simulation involving a high standard of programming and mathematical skills.

As such, many of the traditional core software engineering topics are addressed in the programme but are given a different emphasis with significantly more focus on interactive computer graphics.

Course Overview

The course focuses on designing, implementing, testing and maintenance of high quality computer games. The student will focus on acquiring and using the expertise required by a professional programmer to create solutions to large and complex problems. The expertise and skills you develop from engineering computer games as part of a team is highly regarded by employers.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have excellent employment prospects in the computing, teaching, lecturing and ICT industry, as well as in other areas of the economy. Recent statistics show that the vast majority are following their chosen career paths within six months of graduating.

Graduates would seek positions as Junior Programmer, Lead Programmer, Engine/Tools Programmer, Graphics/Special Effects/Rendering Programmer, Audio Programmer/Engineer, Artificial Intelligence Programmer, Networking/Multiplayer, Networking Programmer, Mobile Games Programmer, Physics Programmer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, etc.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability we will consider your skills, achievements and life experience as well as your qualifications.

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 110 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    127 53%

    60th

    40
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    11th

    1

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