What will I learn?

BSc(Hons) Games Technology gives you a foundation in problem solving, programming (using C++) and software design for the entertainment industry.Explore artificial intelligence, 3D environments, virtual reality (VR) and effective software design for games. Gain an understanding of the history and theories around play, games and user engagement. As UWE Bristol is a PlayStation®First partner, you’ll gain direct experience of developing for Sony PlayStation using their official development kits.Learn through practical projects, creating playable scenarios that consolidate new concepts and applications. Attend talks from visiting industry professionals and apply learning through individual and group programming projects. Gain valuable real-world experience and a professional portfolio through placements that prepare you for a career in the gaming industry.Our graduates work across AAA developers, including Rockstar North, Frontier Developments and Naughty Dog, and local developers such as Opposable Games and Mobile Pie. Outside of the games industry, you’ll find career opportunities in software engineering, simulations, digital media, mobile device applications, web development and IT.

Which department am I in?

Computer Science and Creative Technologies

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 16,454) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 16,454) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you do not meet the requirements for our undergraduate Bachelor degree programmes, you may be considered for a Foundation Degree. Holders of a High School Graduation Diploma with a GPA of 2.5 out of 4 will be considered for entry onto a UWE Bristol Art and Design foundation. For other courses, students have the option to undertake an International Foundation or International Year One programme at our International College. Upon successful completion, these programmes offer guaranteed entry onto a UWE Bristol Bachelor degree programme. You will be considered for first year entry with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4 in a High School Graduation Diploma (HSGD) plus one of the following: SATR (SAT I) with a minimum score of 1050 out of 1600 ACT with a minimum score of 21 2 AP Tests with minimum scores of 3 2 SAT Subject Tests with minimum scores of 550 3 Honours or College Level classes with grades B or higher 30 Community College Credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 The scores listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol, competitive programmes require higher scores. Some of our courses require pre-requisite subject knowledge. This must be evidenced via relevant AP tests, SAT Subject Tests, Honours or College level classes. AP and SAT results can be sent to UWE Bristol via college code 7409. ACT scores can be sent to UWE Bristol via college code 7992. Transfer students: Advanced entry may be awarded if sufficient credit has been obtained in relevant subjects: Associate Degree/ 60 Community College credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4 2 years of university study with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. The scores listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol, competitive programmes require higher scores. Entry onto postgraduate programmes You will be considered for entry onto a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4 in a four year Bachelor’s degree. Overall score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component.

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About this uni

Based in Bristol, an exciting city ranked the number 1 place to live in the UK (Sunday Times, 2017), UWE is at the heart of a centre of industry.

  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Over GBP 300 million invested in facilities to 2020
  • 96% of students in work within six months of graduating
  • Ranked 37th of all UK universities (Guardian, 2019)