Working in multi-disciplinary (creative and technical) teams through the development of computer games. BSc Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The game industry continues to be an expanding and challenging sector with continually evolving ideas and cutting-edge technologies. This course covers the major technical aspects of the computer game development process from design to production. It aims to prepare students for a career in Game Industry with a particular emphasis on computer game development. The course provides students with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, computer graphics, and game engines.
On this course you will...
- Work on industry-led briefs allowing you to develop your autonomy, creativity and professionalism for your chosen specialism.
- Understand programming principles and their relation to coding development, and demonstrate developing games for new platforms and their associated operating systems.
- Be encouraged to take a critical and analytical approach to gameplay narrative and storytelling through the simulation of collaborative studio working groups, lectures and group critique sessions.
- Undertake group projects which will simulate the workflow of a professional studio, and be introduced to a range of research methodologies and approaches.
- Attend workshops with guest speakers - adding value to your learning experience where you can share your work with the professionals through activities and screenings.
- Be introduced to a range of new game interfaces and developing technologies, giving you confidence in new technical competencies with forms of interaction.
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