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Games Design and Production BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: G470

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Video Game development has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, AAA, Indie, Advergaming, Hyper-Casual and Serious Applications offer a broad landscape for excellent employment opportunities. With this continued expansion, there has never been a better time to get involved in video game production.Keen to kick-start your career in the games industry? Looking for a degree that will help you develop the skills and experience you need? Are you looking for a course that will allow you to build functional games? Whether you are an aspiring programmer, designer or artist, our specialised games design and production course with optional placement year, will give you the chance to experience the world of professional games design and put your newly developed skills to the test. This kind of experience is invaluable to future employers and will give you the competitive edge within the job market.Throughout this games design degree, you will study gaming in a range of contexts, from the basics of games design and digital arts, to the fundamentals of programming. As you move into the second and third years of your degree, you will be able to focus on the area of specialism that interests you, choosing from optional modules taught by leading experts in the field. You will become experienced in group working through agile methods, you will learn about narrative and storytelling, human computer interaction and user experience, developing a broad understanding of historical and emergent technology. You well investigate developing trends while building knowledge and understanding of the broader digital creative industries.The optional placement module and intensive team-based learning environment will give you the chance to apply your skills in a real-world setting. You will gain an understanding of organisational structure, internal processes and how development teams work, so you will graduate with a clear focus on your next step into industry. Indeed, the USP of this degree is the years of experience we have in formulating multidisciplinary teams to build real world product, within a professional working structure and environment.**You will:**- Learn how to think both creatively and technically as a game designer and producer- Gain fundamental and advanced knowledge in creative computer programming- Gain fundamental and advanced knowledge in digital graphics and art- Develop specialist skills in planning, prototyping, and producing computer games- Work in multidisciplinary teams to produce functional polished product**Visit our Game Design and Production degree CourseFinder webpage** https://bit.ly/2YZj32h**Explore all of our Game Design and Production courses and read our helpful FAQs** https://bit.ly/39R2YSR**Sign-up to an Open Day or Campus Tour** https://bit.ly/3sAsT8m

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    10

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