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Burnley College

Games Development

UCAS Code: CS07

Bachelor of Science - BSc

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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Love playing videogames? Why not be part of a team that develops them? Games Development focuses on how to program games, from traditional software design and coding to the latest techniques employed within graphics and AI. The course also provides an insight into other disciplines within the industry (design, modelling, animation and business), to ensure you can appreciate the roles of others within a diverse team.

Modules

Year 1; Computer Architecture, Programming Concepts, 3D Modelling, Game Design, Networking, Console Game Development, Maths for Games, Level Design Year 2; Graphical Programming, Object Orientated Programming, Object Orientated Analysis and Design, AI for Games, Game Development (Team Project), Character Animation, GPU Programming and Shaders, Agile Software Development & UML Year 3; Advanced Programming, Advanced AI for Games, Physics Engine Programmer, Data Structures & Algorithms, Game Engine Development, The Game Business, Project

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment vehicles will be used as appropriate to the module, including assignments carried out in the student’s own time, in-class assignment, workshops, presentations and formal examination. The form of assessment has been chosen so as to motivate students to achieve their best, and create learning activities for the students. The assessment vehicles for individual modules are detailed in the module descriptor.

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£9,000
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£9,000
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EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

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Course location:

Burnley College

Department:

Computer Science

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