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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc(Hons) Games Technology gives you a foundation in problem solving, programming (using C++) and software design for the entertainment industry.Explore artificial intelligence, 3D environments, virtual reality (VR) and effective software design for games. Gain an understanding of the history and theories around play, games and user engagement. As UWE Bristol is a PlayStation®First partner, you’ll gain direct experience of developing for Sony PlayStation using their official development kits.Learn through practical projects, creating playable scenarios that consolidate new concepts and applications. Attend talks from visiting industry professionals and apply learning through individual and group programming projects. Gain valuable real-world experience and a professional portfolio through placements that prepare you for a career in the gaming industry.Our graduates work across AAA developers, including Rockstar North, Frontier Developments and Naughty Dog, and local developers such as Opposable Games and Mobile Pie. Outside of the games industry, you’ll find career opportunities in software engineering, simulations, digital media, mobile device applications, web development and IT.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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No specific subjects required. Points from General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken on to full A-Level) can be included towards the overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    128 54%

    58th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    48th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    16th

    25

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