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Games Development BSc (Hons)

York St John University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Join the next generation of game developers and gain the programming and design skills that underpin the creation of modern video games. If you think you could create the next big game then this is the course for you. Our Games Development course will give you the skills necessary to contribute to game development from Indie to AAA. We will thoroughly prepare you for employment in the fast-paced computer games industry.

Course overview

The specialist modules we have designed for this programme are taught by our small team of games experts. You will develop excellent practical development skills to make cutting-edge games and prepare you for a career in the games industry, either as a member of a larger team or as an independent creator. As you progress through the programme you can elect to specialise in the aspect of game development that interests you most, such as artificial intelligence in games.

As well as developing a sophisticated understanding of the technical practices that underpin the creation of modern video games, you will learn core programming, design and computational systems which can be applied to a range of industries and situations outside of gaming.

Live projects and work experience are central to our ethos. These will be led by your individual professional ambitions, supported by our specialist staff with additional input from industry experts. Your experience will be further enhanced by our belief in the importance of hands-on and practical teaching within small class sizes. Gaining this vital real-world experience means that you will graduate with both the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the exciting world of Games Development.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 88 - 104

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    102nd out of 110 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    99 42%

    103rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    75th

    69

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