University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Computer Games Programming

INTRODUCTION This highly-regarded computer games programming degree gives you the theoretical grounding and the practical skills you'll need to develop computer games – either for entertainment or for serious applications. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? The quality and reputation of this computer games programming course means we have excellent graduate employment rates – 100% were in work or further study within six months, according to the latest survey. If you choose to take the optional year in industry, your chances of success will be even greater. Past students have worked for companies like Kuju, Frontier Developments and Sumo Digital. IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? If you’re serious about making it in the computer games industry, you’ll need a sound understanding of computer science as well as practical games development skills – this degree gives you both. HOW YOU WILL LEARN There’s a mixture of lectures, tutorials and laboratory work in our Next Generation Development Suite, which is equipped with high-specification PCs, gaming consoles and plasma screens. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES You will take part in team projects and have the chance to develop a large-scale practical project in your final year. The optional year in industry is also a great opportunity to build essential experience. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY This computer games programming degree will equip you for roles such as Gameplay Programmer, Tools Developer and AI Programmer. However, its solid grounding in computing and software engineering opens doors to other software development roles too.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science/BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science/BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science/BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750