On our practical BSc (Hons) Games Development degree, you will gain technical skills and theoretical knowledge to help you become a confident and competent Games Developer.
Thanks to our close involvement with the sector, you can be sure you will gain the skills employers are looking for. From programming to developing and character animation, this course will cover the industry latest’s to help you stay up-to-date, ensuring you’re ready for the working world upon graduation.
Why study this subject?
Love playing videogames? Why not be part of a team that develops them? A degree in Games Development focuses on how to program games, from traditional software design and coding to the latest techniques employed within graphics and AI.
What facilities can I use?
We’ve invested in a range of state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses to support your learning.
Our computing facilities are packed with the latest equipment. We regularly upgrade our computer hardware and software, so you have the equipment and facilities to truly excel.
Our library is the perfect place to find the resources you need and a quiet place to study, filled with four floors of books, journals, computer suites and study rooms. Or, if you’d rather work off campus, e-Journals and resources are only a few clicks away using our Virtual Learning Environment.
What will I study?
During the first year you will develop your programming skills (C#) and apply them to the development of 2D mobile and console games and 3D levels within a commercial game engine.
Additional modules will provide a taste of other disciplines within the games industry, including an introduction to games design and 3D modelling. Further modules provide a theoretical and practical understanding of the hardware on which games are deployed.
In the second year you will continue to develop your programming skills (C++) and apply them to the development of realistic AI and graphical applications using a graphics library.
You’ll also be taught about the processes involved in managing the development of complex games within large teams and as a member of your own team, develop a game in collaboration with students on other courses, such as BA (Hons) Audio and Music Production, BA (Hons) Animation and BA (Hons) Visual Effects.
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