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Computing for Games (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Penryn, United Kingdom
During the Computing for Games (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you’ll work with everyone else in the Games Academy - from animators through to sound designers - to develop a multi-disciplinary approach, with creative collaboration at its heart, which will give you the best possible preparation for industry.
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Overview

During the Computing for Games (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you will:

  • Get under the hood of video game engines like Unity and Unreal while learning a range of programming languages like Python, C# and C++.
  • Explore the latest technologies like procedural content generation, deep learning, and mixed reality.
  • Blend art and science while developing teamwork and communication skills that are highly desired in the industry.
  • Create an ‘optimisation mindset’ by learning to work within technical constraints.
  • Make games collaboratively with artists, animators, composers, designers and writers.

What you'll learn

You’ll concentrate on programming in multiple languages, including C++, as well as software engineering, project management and technology. By studying industry-level software development methods, and focusing on collaboration, creativity and enterprise, you’ll equip yourself to make and sell original games.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development Principles
  • Principles of Computing
  • Creative Computing
  • Multidisciplinary Development Practice
  • Individual Creative Computing Project
  • Mathematics for Virtual Worlds

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

As a guide our typical offer at undergraduate level is 104 – 120 UCAS Tariff points, primarily from Level 3 qualifications such as but not limited to A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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