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Games Development (with Integrated International Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year)

Entry requirements


64 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

MPP

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

5.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2022

Subject

Computer games

BSc (Hons) Games Development (with Integrated International Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year) is a five year degree programme, specifically designed to provide international students with the English language and creative skills before they embark on year one of a degree. Your fourth academic year would then include a year in industry placement.

Our BSc (Hons) Games Development course is perfect if you're seeking a career as a sought-after Technical Artist within the gaming industry.

This industry-focused degree course, taught in state-of-the-art facilities at UCA Farnham, is founded on the principles of User-Centred Design (UCD) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), and you’ll learn how to consider the user throughout each stage of the game design and development process.

As you explore game design, you’ll have access to the very latest hardware and software – Alienware Aurora towers, 4k dual screens, RTX 2080 graphics cards and SSD HDs, with Unity and Unreal games engines for prototyping. As the course progresses, you’ll be able to test your games on the very latest Dev Kits, including those from Sony PlayStation, as part of the Sony PlayStation First Academic Development programme.

This course sits alongside the established and highly regarded BA (Hons) Games Arts degree, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to collaborate with students on that programme as you make game prototypes together. You’ll also get to take part in Game Jams with your peers across our games degrees, mirroring industry approaches to idea iteration and team development.

When it comes to industry links, you’ll benefit from our connections with games brands including Rebellion, SEGA, Creative Assembly and SuperMassive Games, and graduate with all the tools you need for a successful career.

Past graduates have gone on to work for AAA, iii and indie games companies across the UK and abroad.

The Uni


Course location:

Farnham

Department:

Media and Digital

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8%
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85%
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15%
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