The programme is designed to produce graduates with high-level subject-specific knowledge, practical and transferable skills to enable them to seek employment within the computer games industry or proceed to further advanced study. The programme will provide students with a solid grounding in software development, 3D graphics programming, game development, mathematics and hardware architectures. These core themes have been developed from examining the current and future requirements of the national and international job market and the requirements for students intending to undertake a higher degree

The university works closely with leading game developers such as Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Electronic Arts and Codemasters making graduates from this course highly employable within these industries. Graduates have found employment as games, graphics and network programmers in a wide variety of different areas such as creating console games for Sony PlayStation, Nintendo and Microsoft XBox, to programming handheld devices and the latest smartphones.

Course duration:

4 years