Applicants should have:
260 UCAS points
FROM subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications
PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications such as key skills level 2.
• Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.
No work experience is required.
This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project, as well as partial chartered engineer (CEng) status.
Over the last decade, the multimedia and entertainment sector, including computer games, has grown to be a multi-billion-dollar global industry employing thousands of computer programmers, designers and multimedia specialists.
Looking at the requirement of the games industry, it is clear that, although traditional programming expertise is still needed, the industry requires a new range of skills that traditional computer science graduates lack. This includes the understanding of user interfaces and user requirements, a knowledge of graphics, animation and virtual reality, and a proficiency in audio and video production techniques.
This degree programme helps you to understand the fundamentals of game development and the production of game media elements. You will also develop skills in related technologies, such as animation, virtual reality and audio-visual production techniques. Additionally, you will develop personal and professional skills to help you communicate effectively.
The aims of the programme are:
EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350
Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships
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