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B.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science - Game Development

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

48 months
Duration
24338 USD/year
24338 USD/year
8704 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

We believe that the Computer Science - Game Development program at University of Maryland Baltimore County will prepare a major for technical positions in the game industry. 

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Overview

Program Overview

At the same time, it emphasizes fundamentals that will be equally valuable in other types of positions. To satisfy the Computer Science - Game Development program at University of Maryland Baltimore County, students should complete all of the regular CMSC BS requirements, plus the following (we’ve indicated which of these courses are planned in the next semester or two).

The computer games industry has become big business. The Entertainment Software Association reports that the computer games industry made $30.4 billion in revenue in 2016. With over 20 active studios, the Baltimore/DC metropolitan area is a hotbed of game development. 

According to Game Developer magazine’s annual salary survey, programmers in the games industry had an average annual salary of $93,251 in 2014 and artists averaged $74,349. UMBC students have gone on to work at leading companies such as Bethesda Softworks, Breakaway Games, Day One Studios, Epic Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Stardock, ZeniMax online studios and Zynga, as well as associated companies such as AMD, Emergent, and Organic Motion.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Graphics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Games Group Project
  • Graphical User Interface Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Numerical Computation
  • Databases
  • Networks
  • Parallel Processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4352 USD per semester during 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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