EUE

BSc Computer Science - Games Development (BSc)

September. 2021

Start Date

1 FY + 3 UY

Course Duration

English

Language

Basic Information

Start Date

September. 2021

Course Duration

1 foundation year (if required) + 3 undergrad years

English Language Requirements

Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Programme Description

Video games are a critical application area for computer science, and the games industry forms a significant part of the creative economy. It is a complicated subject, drawing on other areas such as computer graphics, interaction design and artificial intelligence.

With the BSc Computer Science (Games Development), you will be able to apply for a range of jobs in the creative industries, especially in the video games industry. Typical job titles include game designer, video game tester and video game programmer.

Final Project

In this module, you’ll undertake a substantial independent project that allows you to demonstrate a wide range of skills such as project planning, management, research, software implementation and written presentation. If you are enrolled on a specialist pathway as part of the BSc, you’ll be expected to undertake a project in your specialist area. You will integrate your knowledge gained throughout the degree and use skills acquired in other modules in the implementation of your final project. The work will consist of a combination of research and software development. You will be expected to use methodologies from various components of computer science, including your specialist pathway if appropriate.

Courses

Level 4 (8 Compulsory Modules)

  • Introduction to Programming I*
  • Introduction to Programming II
  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • How Computers Work
  • Algorithms and Data Structures I
  • Web Development

Level 5 (8 Compulsory Modules)

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software Design and Development
  • Programming with Data
  • Agile Software Projects
  • Computer Security
  • Graphics Programming
  • Algorithms and Data Structures II
  • Databases, Networks and the Web

Level 6 (6 Modules + The Final Project)

  • Artificial Intelligence*
  • Virtual Reality*
  • Games Development*
  • 3D Graphics and Animation*
  • Interaction Design*
  • One elective from any other specialism
  • The Final Project

* Core Modules