Computer Science for Games MComp

Sheffield Hallam University

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( 4.0)


Course info

UCAS CODE G612
**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Develop advanced programming skills, using C++ as the core language throughout the course.- Use industry-standard APIs such as Microsofts DirectX, Unity, Unreal, Corona, OpenGL, Android SDK and iOS.- Learn about game design, ethics, game ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 4 Years | 19-SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
101st / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
67th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
74th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Computer Games and Animation

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Computer Games and Animation graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Computer Games and Animation graduate salary
£18,000

Software Engineering

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Software Engineering graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Software Engineering graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Software Engineering

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
51%
Computing
34%
Physics
23%
Information & Communication technology
22%
Chemistry
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£14,415 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,415 per year
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Sheffield Hallam University
CUG ranking
67th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
Sheffield Hallam University is one of the largest universities in the UK. It is spread over two campuses across the city of Sheffield, a popular student city. Sheffield is home to a student population of over 60,000. There’s lots to enjoy when not studying, from independent shops to vibrant nightlife. The Peak District National Park can be reached by bus in just 20 minutes and other city centres across the UK are accessible by train. The university teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses that span a large variety of subject areas. It has one of the oldest art and design institutions in the country and is one of the largest providers for courses in health and social care and teacher training. Courses at Sheffield Hallam have a focus on applied learning and come with a guarantee of work experience.

Where you'll study

Sheffield Hallam University

City Campus Howard Street Sheffield
S1 1WB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.1 miles away

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