Computing for Games BSc (Hons)

Falmouth University

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Course info

UCAS CODE I610
Master the skills needed to shape the games of the future by studying games through the lens of computer science. Building upon industry-standard software, you’ll implement new tools to extend what is possible with existing engines and program games that push technical boundaries.Youll collaborate with other students in the Games Academy – from animators through to sound designers – to develop a multi-disciplinary approach with creativity at its heart. By the time you graduate, youll be ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
77th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
3 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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Computer Games and Animation

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
25%
Mathematics
23%
Media Studies
19%
Photography
16%
English Literature
15%

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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More info: There may be slight increase in the year 2021/22. Tuition fees are set annually and are subject to review each year. The University may therefore raise tuition fees in the second or subsequent years of a course, in line with inflation and/or the maximum permitted by law or Government policy. Students will be notified of any changes as soon as possible..

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£16,000 per year
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More info: Tuition fees are set annually and are subject to review each year. The University may therefore raise tuition fees in the second or subsequent years of a course, in line with inflation and/or the maximum permitted by law or Government policy. Students will be notified of any changes as soon as possible..

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Latest Computer Games Design reviews

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Computing for Games BSc (Hons)

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Falmouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
77th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Established in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth University has been providing education to those looking for a career in the creative industries for over 100 years. The university is highly regarded in the creative industries for it’s quality teaching, for which it received a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.

Where you'll study

Falmouth University

Penryn Campus Treliever Road Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 9EZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Penryn Cornwall  0.4 miles away

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