The growing games industry is now larger than the film industry. Interactive media radically and continually changes how we experience our world ' in gaming, entertainment, science and education. This course teaches specialist skills for the highly competitive computer games industry, such as: games programming, artificial intelligence, testing, media, graphics, animation, mathematics and physics, alongside programming'orientated computer science.
Year 1: Introduction to computer games; games fundamentals; programming essentials; practical programming; introductory mathematics; light, sound and motion; fundamentals of computer imagery. Year 2: Computer games development; strategy and intelligent games; advanced programming concepts; operation systems and networking; multimedia design; computer generated imagery and sound 2. Year 3: Advanced games programming; games production; project; advanced multimedia; options: Virtual reality; computer vision; computer animation.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- Tariff 112
- International Baccalaureate 25
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- BTEC National Diploma
- GCE A-level
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- BTEC National Award
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 64%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%
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Total Coursework: 87%