Computer Games Development BSc (Hons)


Что я буду изучать?

Love playing videogames? Why not be part of a team that develops them? On our practical degree, you will have the opportunity to gain technical skills and theoretical knowledge to help you become a confident and competent Games Developer. From programming, software design and asset development to character animation, this course will cover the industry latest to help you stay up-to-date, ensuring you’re ready for the working world upon graduation. **Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**This degree will help you gain a strong knowledge and competence in software development, focusing on your development of software for computer games. It provides a balance of theory and practice in software engineering, systems, computing and games development, preparing you for employment in this exciting field. While the course focuses on software development in the context of games, the skills and knowledge you acquire are equally applicable to the production of software for sectors such as banking, manufacturing and retail. The relevance of the degree is also underpinned by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Curriculum Framework (2008). We are a member of the PlayStation® Vita Academic Development Programme run by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), which provides access to professional console development hardware and software tools. We are an NVIDIA CUDA Teaching Centre. We are also a member of TIGA, the trade association representing the UK's games industry.Opportunity modules are a key part of the BNU curriculum. You’ll choose modules in both your first and second year from a broad selection in areas such as sustainability, entrepreneurship, creativity, digital skills, personal growth, civic engagement, health & wellbeing and employment. Opportunity modules are designed to enable you to develop outside the traditional boundaries of your discipline and help you to further stand out from the crowd to future employers. **What will I study?**During the first year you will develop your programming skills (C#) and apply them to the development of 2D mobile and console games and 3D levels within a commercial game engine. Other modules provide a taste of other disciplines in the games industry, including an introduction to games design and 3D modelling. Further modules provide a theoretical and practical understanding of the hardware on which games are deployed.In second year you will continue to develop your programming skills (C++) and apply them to the development of realistic AI and graphical applications using a graphics library.You'll also be taught about the processes involved in managing the development of complex games within large teams and as a member of your own team, develop a game in collaboration with students on other courses, such as BA (Hons) 3D Game Art, BA (Hons) Audio and Music Production, BA (Hons) Animation and BA (Hons) Visual Effects.During your third year, you will develop a physics engine and integrate it into a games engine. You will also extend your understanding of the more complex AI techniques used within games and gain an insight into how games companies operate. A major component of the final year is the project, which provides an opportunity to develop a game or related software application.**What are my career prospects?**You will be well placed to pursue a career within the growing games and media sectors as Tool, Engine, Level, Graphical or AI Programmers. Alternatively, you may use the transferable skills gained to follow a career in the mainstream software industry.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

School of Creative And Digital Industries

Варианты обучения

Очная (3 лет)

£15,000.00 (1,768,451 руб) за 1 год
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Начало обучения

23 Сентябрь 2024


Buckinghamshire New University

Queen Alexandra Road,

High Wycombe,


HP11 2JZ, England

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Students require successful completion of a High School Diploma with GPA above 2.8, plus one of the following. SAT with a minimum of 1100 overall, and a minimum of 550 from Evidence Based Reading and Writing, and Mathematics; Minimum of 3 APs with grades above 3. International students with IELTS 6.0 (5.5) or below will have to undertake an enhanced curriculum in addition to the advertised programme.

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса


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