United Kingdom

University of the West of England

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

University of the West of England

Games Technology

This course is designed to apply game concepts and techniques within the context of dedicated console devices and associated software development technologies, including mobile devices; the programme introduces students to a range of development languages and tools during the 1st 2 years of study, followed by specialisation. The UK has traditionally been a major hub of video game development and as such, all the major international players - EA, Activision, Sega, Atari, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Computer Entertainment, Rockstar / Take Two, Codemasters, Nintendo and many more - have a significant presence here in the UK. The Games Technology programme has run since 2006 and is well established, with graduates placed in companies such as Rockstar, Sony Computer Entertainment, Rebellion, Sports Interactive, Fluffy Logic and Mobile Pie. Outside of the Games industry, the programme also offers graduate routes into Software Engineering, Simulations, Digital Media, Mobile Device Applications, Web Development, IT and more. This course is designed to apply game concepts and techniques within the context of dedicated console devices and associated software development technologies, including mobile devices. With a large number of dedicated modules, which are typically reviewed annually to ensure industry relevance, the programme maintains a strong focus on Games development, while promoting transferable, sound, software development practices throughout.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • 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 £12,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • 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 £12,250