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Computer Games Development

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

Computer games now form a significant part of the entertainment industry and a large amount of gaming now takes place on smartphones, tablets, internet sites and social networking spaces. Combining creative games design with practical development skills, this programme equips you with industry-relevant skills to build a career as a games developer.

Games developers for the mobile and web games markets must be technically proficient, creative and entrepreneurial. Your skills will be developed in game programming and game engine scripting for multiple platforms and supported by dedicated games studios and interaction with animation artists. This is a practitioner’s degree that encourages you to publish games and demonstrate your work to employers at our end of year Digital Futures event.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 is possible with 3 Advanced Highers at CCC including Computing Science plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons (Sandwich)

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

G610

Course Length

4 - 5 years

Faculty

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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