BSc (Hons) Computer Games (Design)
GCU’s Computer Games programmes aim to produce graduates with the right mix of practical skills and technical knowledge to enter the computer games industry.
We have excellent studio facilities including HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio, Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and a Rapid Prototyping machine. There is a User Experience lab where games can be tested and evaluated and a Virtual Reality lab containing a full-featured Driving Simulator and other VR equipment such as Oculus Rifts. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students in all programmes take part in an Integrated Project, an opportunity for students from the different disciplines to make games together. You’ll also enjoy guest lectures by industry experts.
Computer Games Design covers Player Centred Design Principles where the player is the focus of the Game Design Process. This approach covers practices taken from Human Computer Interaction (HCI) where you’ll learn various tools and techniques such as conceptualisation and evaluation. You’ll also study Game Narrative, Serious Games Design, and Player Psychology and Computer Arts.
|Duration:||4 years (full-time)|
|Tuition Fee:||£11,500 / year (intl. students)|
Graduates have gone on to work at Rockstar, Electronic Arts, Sony and Guerrilla Games.
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The University has a visionary games programme, loaded with an amazing faculty and students, with the focus on not just preparing people to work in the incredible game industry of today but priming them to influence the industry of tomorrow.
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