As well as providing entertainment, games offer creative ways for people to engage with content. The need facilitate this has - along with the evolution of the internet, multimedia and mobile devices - led to significant growth in the games industry. With new and exciting game applications in public services, education, business and healthcare, there is growing demand for professionals who can apply games technology concepts across a range of devices and industries. On this course, you will learn how to apply game development methodologies and techniques, using dedicated games hardware and software development technologies. You will develop strong programming skills, using C++ and also learn about Artificial Intelligence, 3D environments and effective software design for the entertainment industry. You will do this while gaining an understanding of the history and theories around play, games and user engagement. As PlayStation®First partners, you and your classmates will gain direct experience of PS4 and Vita development.