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Games Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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( 4.1) 1278 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE I610
Taught by professional practitioners, expert academics and interesting guest lecturers, in dedicated facilities with cutting-edge equipment, this degree will provide you with a clear understanding of how to apply programming techniques to modern games creation, whilst developing your knowledge of artificial intelligence, physics, game engines and graphics programming.You’ll have the opportunity to take a 30-week work placement in the industry, allowing you to put the specialist knowledge and ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
70th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
20th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
61st

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
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 - 82 = 18% 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
£22,000
UK Computer Games and Animation graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
Scottish Higher
Details

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

Computer Games and Animation

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
57%
Physics
28%
Art & Design
25%
Computing
22%
Media Studies
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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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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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,100 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Software Engineering reviews

Software Engineering
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Jacob
15 Oct 19

Games Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

It's been very good, no real complaints. It started off a bit rocky with the obvious home sickness but apart from that...
S
Stephen
10 Jan 18

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How Software Engineering students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 66%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,278 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 53%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bournemouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
70th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. The University has four academic faculties: Health & Social Sciences Management Media & Communication Science & Technology A Bournemouth University degree means practical, real-word experience that complements student’s education and prepares them for a truly global career. Visit their student blog to hear from their students and how they found their degree of difference. Our student reviewers have been positive about their time at Bournemouth University; with many saying they’ve enjoyed their course and the university experience as a whole. Bournemouth University students on Whatuni say: “Been here for four years, loved every minute of it.

Where you'll study

Bournemouth University

Talbot Campus Fern Barrow Poole
BH12 5BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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