Sheffield Hallam University

201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

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 demanded by the industry, such as programming, especially in C++, software engineering and mathematics, optimisation and the use of games hardware on desktop, consoles and mobile platforms. Benefit from established relationships with top games companies. Access the world's largest Playstation® teaching facilities (PS3, PS4 and Vita). Gain a competitive advantage with a one-year placement at one of our partner organisations.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • 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