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Games Development Technologies BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Games Development Technologies builds upon the industrial expertise of the Interactive Systems Studio and research capability of the key research centres within the School. This provides a programme of study that is research informed ensuring state of the art knowledge and skills drive the teaching experience.The subject group has strong links with industry and those links are used to embed relevant real-world problems directly into the programmes. The programme is supported by an Industry Advisory Panel that feeds back on the industrial relevant of the teaching materials.During the course of their studies, you will develop your own apps, games, virtual and mixed reality solutions to build their profiles as a versatile developer. This course provides challenges to innovate in the games sector whilst applying highly transferable skills for real clients on live projects. Not only do students work individually but as a member of a team, establishing a portfolio and career trajectory. This course is based on a core of computer science completed by industry veterans and the in-house interdisciplinary Interactive Systems Studio.Special features of the course are to create an impressive portfolio of tech demos, indie game releases and client projects. Experience the full development cycle from initial concept through the design process and implementation to final project delivery and product release. Alumni join to form an established developer community helping to compete in local and national events to establish a developer profile. The course places great emphasis on employability providing highly transferable skills for a fast evolving sector.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,800per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 52%

    67th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    1

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