BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

Abertay University
Scotland, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 47,779
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 72,314

Entry Requirements

English and Maths: 

  • All applicants must have passes in English and Maths in any of the following: SQA Standard Grade 1-3, National 5 grade A-C, Intermediate 2 grade A-B, GCSE grade A-C.

Year 1:

  • Higher AABB; A Level BBC; ILC (H) A2A2B2B2; BTEC Extended Diploma DDM; International Baccalaureate 30
  • Essential subjects: Mathematics (min. grade B) at Scottish Higher or AS Level (min. grade B)  

Year 2:

  • Advanced Higher: AAB (to include Maths and Computing: A)
  • A Level: AAB (to include Maths and Computing: A)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDD

English Language Requirements:

  • ALTE: 4
  • ECL Test (English): C1
  • IELTS: 6.0 (no individual test lower than 5.5)
  • Pearson Test of English: 59
  • TOFEL: 80(IBT)

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Applied Mathematics 1
  • Computer and Graphics Architectures
  • Media Production For Games
  • Programming in C++

Year 2

  • Applied Mathematics 2
  • Architectures and Performance
  • Console Game Development
  • Graphics Programming
  • Pathfinding in Games and Agile Development

Year 3

  • Audio Programming
  • Graphics Programming with Shaders
  • Network Programming
  • Procedural Methods
  • Prototype Game Development
  • Applied Mathematics 3
  • Audio Production Methods
  • Games Tool Programming
  • Introduction to Mobile Programming
  • Network Programming for Mobile Devices
  • Scripting & Dynamics
  • Technical Art Applications

Year 4

  • Applied Game Technologies
  • Applied Mathematics and AI
  • Game Professional Awareness
  • Honours Project Execution
  • Honours Project Planning and Reporting

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