United Kingdom

Sheffield Hallam University

401–500 th
Engineering & technology 2018
801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Sheffield Hallam University

Computer Science for Games

There are two distinct types of careers in games development – the technical programming side, and the creative art and design side. This course prepares you for the first type of career, giving you all the skills you need to work as a software developer in the competitive games industry. Designed in collaboration with top national and international games companies, it is one of only a small number of industry-accredited undergraduate courses in game programming in the UK. You study the skills and techniques that are demanded by industry, such as programming, especially C++, software engineering and mathematics, optimisation and the use of games hardware on desktop, consoles and mobile platforms. Gain a competitive advantage with a one-year placement at one our partner organisations. Work on real-world projects in our commercial game development studio. Complete a masters-level research project to shape the future of the industry. Access the world's largest Playstation® teaching facilities featuring PS3, PS4 and Vita.

  • Qualification
    MComp
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Sheffield
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,750
  • Qualification
    MComp
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Sheffield
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,750