Why Computer Games Programming?Our Computer Games Programming degree prepares you to become a multi-skilled games programmer, adding functionality to incredible art and design as you create games for consoles, PC, VR and mobile. With opportunities for placements with companies such as Rockstar Games Lincoln, Microsoft and Sumo Digital, our graduates stand out from the crowd. There’s also the chance to undertake field trips to international games events such as EGX Rezzed, London Comic Con and
Why Computer Games Programming?
Our Computer Games Programming degree prepares you to become a multi-skilled games programmer, adding functionality to incredible art and design as you create games for consoles, PC, VR and mobile. With opportunities for placements with companies such as Rockstar Games Lincoln, Microsoft and Sumo Digital, our graduates stand out from the crowd. There’s also the chance to undertake field trips to international games events such as EGX Rezzed, London Comic Con and Digital Bristol, offering a fantastic opportunity to network with industry professionals (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details).You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and be inspired by guest speakers from firms like Codemasters, Rebellion and Headstrong Games. You’ll also be able to showcase your work to industry-insiders at our own exhibition, COMX, and demonstrate your technical, aesthetic and project management skills to potential employers. The course benefits from affiliation with Sony PlayStation First and you‘ll have access to industry-standard software, including UDK, CRYENGINE, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Learning in our purpose-built facilities, you can take advantage of state-of-the-art computing suites and break-out areas for workshop sessions, with games consoles and screens in social areas. By participating in Games Jam, students can make the most of these cutting-edge tools and put their skills to the test, in a challenge to create a game in 24 hours.
Why University of Gloucestershire?
We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.
After the course
Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.
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The University of Gloucestershire is spread across three campuses in the town of Cheltenham and city of Gloucester. The university offers over 100 academic study programmes through eight schools, which are:
Art and Design
Business and Technology
Health and Social Care
Liberal and Performing Arts
Natural and Social Sciences
Sport and Exercise
Cheltenham and Gloucester are within easy access of Birmingham, Bristol and London both by road and direct public transport. Birmingham and Bristol are 40 minutes away, while London is around two hours by direct train. Birmingham, Bristol and London Heathrow airports are all within 90 minutes' drive of Gloucestershire.
Park campus is a creative, technological hub surrounded by beautiful of parkland.
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