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Games Programming (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Our Games Programming (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to equip you with the key principles of programming, mathematics and physics for game development, preparing you for the following three years of your course. You’ll graduate from this course with all the specialist skills needed to join the creative field of games programming.**More about this course**The foundation year of this course will teach you the fundamental aspects of programming, computer hardware, game design and mathematical techniques.This course allows artists and programmers to work together to design and produce games. This part of the course has been approved by our games industry partner TIGA as it replicates the real working process in professional practice.The foundation year on this course is shared with a number of other foundation year degrees, so in Year 0 you’ll get to study with other students who are interested in a variety of different specialisms.The foundation level of this course will ensure you have the fundamental skills in games programming needed to succeed in the subsequent three years of your course. Our dedicated staff will help to build your academic abilities and your confidence throughout this four-year degree.You’ll be encouraged to attend gaming events and enter game competitions during the course, giving you the chance to discover game designs created by your peers. There will also be the opportunity to exhibit your work at the annual Summer Show, which displays students work at all levels and will give you the chance to show your work to a professional audience.Following your foundation year, you'll study the same course content and modules as those who study our Games Programming BSc (Hons) degree.You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    107th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    78 33%

    109th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    98th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    38

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