What will I learn?

Computer games developers use their expertise to design and implement games or high performance real-time simulation involving a high standard of programming and mathematical skills.

As such, many of the traditional core software engineering topics are addressed in the programme but are given a different emphasis with significantly more focus on interactive computer graphics.

Course Overview

The course focuses on designing, implementing, testing and maintenance of high quality computer games. The student will focus on acquiring and using the expertise required by a professional programmer to create solutions to large and complex problems. The expertise and skills you develop from engineering computer games as part of a team is highly regarded by employers.

Assessment

The School of Applied Computing aims to produce graduates that help shape the future of software engineering. The course content is contemporary and shaped for employability through close links with local and national employers.

Students are assessed through a combination of worksheets, practicals, presentations, projects and examinations. Module assessment is often by assignment, or assignment and examination. The final mark for some modules may include one or more pieces of course work set and completed during the module. Project work is assessed by written report and presentation.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have excellent employment prospects in the computing, teaching, lecturing and ICT industry, as well as in other areas of the economy. Recent statistics show that the vast majority are following their chosen career paths within six months of graduating.

Graduates would seek positions as Junior Programmer, Lead Programmer, Engine/Tools Programmer, Graphics/Special Effects/Rendering Programmer, Audio Programmer/Engineer, Artificial Intelligence Programmer, Networking/Multiplayer, Networking Programmer, Mobile Games Programmer, Physics Programmer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, etc.

Which department am I in?

Computing

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 18,574) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea

UWTSD,

Kings Road,

Swansea,

SA1 8AL, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Full Diploma and certified transcripts must accompany all applications.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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