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Games Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Taught by professional practitioners, expert academics and interesting guest lecturers, in dedicated facilities with cutting-edge equipment, this degree will provide you with a clear understanding of how to apply programming techniques to modern games creation, whilst developing your knowledge of artificial intelligence, physics, game engines and graphics programming.You’ll have the opportunity to take a 30-week work placement in the industry, allowing you to put the specialist knowledge and skills you learn on the course into a real work context, so you leave with a degree and that all-important work experience. You can also build a network of professional contacts before you enter the job market. We have regular contact with games developers across the UK and overseas, including Jagex, Lionhead, Marmalade, Goodgame Studios and Climax Studios. Students in the Department of Creative Technology are on placement in Luxembourg, Holland, Denmark, Bulgaria and Italy.Graduates can expect to move into industries including multimedia, technology, digital and entertainment to name a few. 90% of our students who study computer games and animation courses say staff are good at explaining things (NSS, 2018).

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,100per year

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

University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Opportunity of a work placement on all undergraduate courses and most postgraduate courses.
Home to the UK's only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).
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Subject rankings

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    128 54%

    68th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    75.0 75%

    70th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    37th

    57
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    / Max 167
    121 72%

    22nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    10th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    36th

    5

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