What will I learn?

**Why study BSc (Hons) Games Software Engineering (with Foundation Year option) at BU?**- Strong focus on specialist units to give you a broad range of software engineering skills that can be put to good use in the context of games programming.- Educated by professional practitioners, expert academics and interesting guest lecturers- Taught in dedicated facilities, using the latest industry-standard software for developing games.- Opportunity to put your learning into practice by taking a 4-week work placement (as part of the 3-year course) or a 30-week placement (as part of the 4-year course).- We have regular contact with games developers across the UK and overseas, including Unity, Jagex, King, Sports Interactive, Creative Assembly, Climax Studios, and others.- Regular guest lectures from some of the leading names in the industry.- You'll be career ready with 90% of graduates from our computer games and animation courses in employment or further study after 15 months (source DiscoverUni 2021) This course includes a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Which department am I in?

Department of Creative Technonlogy

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (US$ 21,827) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (US$ 21,827) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, plus at least one of the following: SATR tests are accepted only on courses in which all subjects are considered. Students will need a combined score between 1700 and 1800 (pre-March 2016) or between 1200 and 1300 (post-March 2016). The required score will vary according to the course applied for. Students must have also completed High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0. SATR, SATS, AP and ACT test score requirements will vary depending on the course you are applying for and SATS and AP tests must be taken according to the relevant subject requirement of their course.

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

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