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Computer Games Development with Foundation (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The BSc Computer Games Development with Foundation (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster covers all major technical aspects of the games development process from design to production. It aims to prepare you for a career in software development with a particular emphasis on computer games.
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Overview

The BSc Computer Games Development with Foundation (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster provides you with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, applied maths, computer graphics and game engines. You are supported to expand a broad range of knowledge and skills including mobile and web application development, 3D modelling and animation, and human computer interaction. To enhance student employability the course offers a number of talks from creative industry and will support your participation in prestige game competitions and digital fairs as well as industrial placements and internships.

This course will prepare you for work in an increasingly challenging and rewarding field by giving you a clear perspective of the current nature and practice of games development. You will be equipped with the required technical and creative skills for the new era of game developers. You will gain a thorough knowledge of programming, computer graphics and game project management, together with an appreciation of the industrial environment.

Career Path 

Some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • Computer game development
  • Mobile app developer
  • Software development
  • Web developer

Graduates from this course have been successful in finding work with these big names:

  • Microsoft
  • Sega
  • King
  • SiNi Software
  • Beyong the Story
  • CGI
  • Slitherine Software UK Ltd

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 or 5 years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Critical Thinking for Academic and Professional Development
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Information Systems and Data Representation
  • Introduction to Academic Practice
  • Programming
  • Computer Systems Fundamentals 
  • Game Development Group Project 
  • Mathematics for Games Development 
  • 3D Graphics Programming
  • Applied Maths and Physics
  • Game Development Group Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A Levels – DDE to CDD
  • International Baccalaureate – 24 points. We also welcome applications from students taking the IB Career related Programme
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – MPP to MMP
  • BTEC Diploma – MM to DM
  • Access – 64 to 80 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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