Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– In our inKUbator, you can learn directly from the industry. Speakers have been from Sony, Splash Damage, Aardvark Swift, Interactive Selection, CryTek and Unity.

– Kingston University is an educational partner of Sony through PlayStation First. You’ll have the opportunity to develop games for the PlayStation 4.

– Our games programming course received more than 92 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018)."

**About this course**

On this course, you’ll gain specialist skills for a career in the games industry. You’ll use the C++ and C# programming languages, use game engines, such as Unity and Unreal and develop games for PC, mobile, tablet and the Sony PlayStation 4. You‘ll learn how to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) for realtime strategy, racer and first person games as well as for more serious and educational games.

You’ll also study the computer science which underpins programming. This includes requirements analysis and design, mathematics, physics, computer architecture, operating systems, parallel processing and network communications. As part of the course, you’ll create a portfolio, a showcase of your work you can show potential employers.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1:

CI4500 - Games Science,

CI4515 - Game Programming,

CI4105 - Programming I Thinking Like A Programmer,

CI4305 - Requirements Analysis and Design.

Year 2:

CI5320 - Database-Driven Application Development,

CI5330 - User Centered Design,

CI5001 - Digital Motion Graphics and Compositing,

CI5002 - Multimedia Design and Authoring,

CI5012 - Introductory Digital media and Computer Generated Imagery.

Year 3 Core Modules:

CI6100 Individual Project,

CI6535 Game And Media Creation Processes,

CI6515 Multiplayer and Console Game Programming.

Year 3 Optional Modules:

CI6013 - Modelling and Animation,

CI6315 - User Experience Design Thinking,

CI6320 - Advanced Data Modelling,

CI6330 - Mobile Application Development,

CI6415 - Digital Entrepreneurship,

CI6125 - Software Development Practice.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees