Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons) at De Montfort University has been designed to allow you to learn the industry standard programming skills required to pursue a technical career within the creative games and entertainment industry. This course is accredited by the BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT – meaning you learn industry-relevant skills and can gain an industry-recognised qualification. The course incorporates the latest techniques and resources for developing stand-alone, web-based and mobile games, exciting graphics and animation. You will become familiar with the basic architecture and design elements of a computer game and learn programming languages and paradigms relevant to games development. You will have access to the Game Development Studios housing up to date technology, created for playing and developing games on a range of platforms. The studios are equipped with the latest console hardware as well as high -specification gaming PCs. It is important for you to play and evaluate games in order to stimulate ideas and identify good practice for your own games development. More than 86 per cent of graduates from this course are in full-time employment or further education within six months of completing their course (DLHE 2015/16) earning an average salary of £22, 000 (Unistats).