BSc in Computer Games Programming (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

Program Description

BSc in Computer Games Programming (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

In this dynamic industry, you'll become a multi-skilled programmer, working with both hardware, such as consoles, and software including games engines. You'll use commercial software including C#, C++, UDK, CryEngine, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Through our membership of the PlayStation First Academic Programme, you’ll also have access to Move.me™ and PlayStation®Mobile(PSM), PlayStation®3 (PS3™) PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation®4 (PS4™). Benefit from guest lecturers who work within the gaming industry with previous speakers including Richard Lemarchand from Naughty Dog and Lewis Payne from Headstrong Games.

You also have the option to do a year's paid work placement as part of your studies with students previously working for Rockstar Games Lincoln, Codemasters, and Microsoft. You can visit EGX London (formerly Eurogamer expo), Comic-Con London and Digital Bristol, where you'll meet and network with professionals.

You can also participate in Games Jam, challenging yourself to create a game in 24 hours. Showcase your final year project at COMX, a university exhibition sponsored by the Institute of Engineering (IES). Visiting industry professionals use this to talent-scout for soon-to-be graduates.

Study style

You'll have the option to do a year's paid work placement as part of your studies, gaining valuable industry experience and contacts for when you graduate. Students within the computing school have worked for Rockstar Games Lincoln, Codemasters, and Microsoft.

Careers

  • 3D modeler and animator
  • Level designer
  • Games programmer
  • Games tester

Industry links

Students can take field trips to visit EGX London (formerly Eurogamer expo), Comic-Con London and Digital Bristol. Students have also completed work placements with Rockstar Games Lincoln, Codemasters, and Microsoft.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 10, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
3 - 4 
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
13,840 GBP
Home and EU students: 9,250 GBP per year. International students: 13,840 GBP per year.
Information
Deadline
Locations
United Kingdom - Cheltenham, England
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
End date Aug. 31, 2021
Dates
Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Cheltenham, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Aug. 31, 2021