Game Development BSc (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE GG46
Dive into the world of gameplay programming with engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine 4. Develop games for PC, mobile and PlayStation 4 from day one. Work in a simulated game studio environment by collaborating with talented games artists and acquire the skills to join the next generation of game developers.OverviewThis course equips you with the necessary technical skills to develop games both independently and within a multidisciplinary environment, backed by industry standard practices. ... 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.
78th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
108th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
90th

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 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Computer Games and Animation graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Computer Games and Animation graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£12,000 per year
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University of Sunderland
CompUniGuide ranking
108th
Student rating
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( 4.2)
The University of Sunderland has 20,000 students at its four campuses worldwide, in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong. The London base is just outside Canary Wharf and offers a wealth of courses from business, management and finance to tourism, nursing and health. Learn more about the University of Sunderland in London. The University’s newest campus is in the central district of Hong Kong, delivering business and tourism courses in heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities. The University recently opened a new School of Medicine, with the first students starting their MBChB Medicine course in September 2019.

Where you'll study

University of Sunderland

St Peter's Sunderland
SR6 0DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Seaham  3.2 miles away

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