University of West London

Course Introduction

This course provides a broad coverage of the theory, practice and application of computer game development in relation to the changing technologies of use within computer games.

The course seeks to enable students to develop knowledge, practical skills, and understanding in relation to computer games technologies and computer game development from both game design and implementation perspectives.

Computer games technology graduates are in high demand in greater London, the UK and global markets for computer games, serious games, virtual and augmented reality.

You will learn industry standard development tools and will explore specialist areas such as artificial intelligence for games and the economic and social impact of games. We emphasise the practical approach to games and game asset development.

During the course, you will build up a portfolio of your work. This will be showcased online and can be shown to future employers to demonstrate your talent and experience.

Graduates in computer games technology generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work.

You will be able to pursue a career as game designer/developer within a wide range of publishers, developers and start-up businesses in the greater London area or UK, as well as within the fast growing global market.

You could also find a rich choice of career opportunities within public sectors that require skills in serious game development as well as virtual and augmented reality applications.

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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
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,500 Overseas Fees