The Computer Games (Design) (Hons) from Glasgow Caledonian University has excellent studio facilities including HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio, Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and a Rapid Prototyping machine. There is a User Experience lab where games can be tested and evaluated and a Virtual Reality lab containing a full-featured Driving Simulator and other VR equipment such as Oculus Rifts. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students in all programmes take part in an Integrated Project, an opportunity for students from the different disciplines to make games together. You'll also enjoy guest lectures by industry experts.
Computer Games Design (Hons) of Glasgow Caledonian University covers Player Centred Design Principles where the player is the focus of the Game Design Process. This approach covers practices taken from Human Computer Interaction (HCI) where you'll learn various tools and techniques such as conceptualisation and evaluation. You'll also study Game Narrative, Serious Games Design, and Player Psychology and Computer Arts.
Graduates have gone on to work at Rockstar, Electronic Arts, Sony and Guerrilla Games.
BSc Computer Games Design is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).
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Programme StructureCourses Included:
Serious Games Design
Game Preproduction workshop
Usability Research Methods
- 24 months
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DisciplinesDesign Video Games & Multimedia View 509 other Masters in Design in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
College HNC: 15 credit HNC Computer Games Development - graded unit APlease note - specific modules are required for entry.
International12250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 24 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 24 months.
- RUK: £9250
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We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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