Computer Science (Digital Media and Games) with Professional PracticeUCAS Code: G451
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
in engineering or IT and an A level at grade B
in a related subject
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers73%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Computer Science at Brunel is one of the largest research groups of its kind in the UK. We have a vibrant and multinational community of students, academics and researchers. Computers are the key feature of contemporary life across the world and at the heart of just about everything we do. It’s difficult to think of a single thing you might do today that does not in some way incorporate computer technology. This is an innovative, fast-moving area of study, constantly breaking new ground. Consequently, there is strong demand for computing graduates in many commercial, industrial and public sector environments. Our Computer Science courses will teach you everything you need for a successful career in IT – from programming and information systems to modules in mobile applications and artificial intelligence. During the first two years (Levels 1 and 2) you’ll study modules that are common to all our Computer Science degrees. In the third year, you’ll have the opportunity to choose a specialism that interests you. You can specialise in artificial intelligence, digital games and media, network computing or software engineering. Digital media and gaming applications are at the cutting edge of user experience technology. This flexible course will give you the knowledge to design creative, commercially-focused solutions. You’ll understand the key issues involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of digital media systems in the context of digital games. Our Computer Science graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects. You might start out as a general analyst or programmer, or join a consultancy firm. These are often the first steps towards setting up your own business. Recent graduates have gone on to work for household names including Microsoft and Toshiba.
All Department of Computer Science undergraduates take the same courses in Year 1. In Year 2, you choose between Computer Science and Business Computing. Typical modules in year 1 Group Project, Introductory Programming, Data and Information, Information Systems and Organisations, Logic and Computation. Typical modules in year 2 Group Project, Software Development and Management, Usability Engineering, Algorithms and their Applications, Networks and Operating Systems. Typical modules in year 3 Final Year Computer Science Project A substantial individual project you will research in-depth. If you’re taking a sandwich course it’s likely this project will be of interest to employers. Software Project Management, Advanced Topics in Computer Science. Optional modules Software Engineering, Network Computing, Artificial Intelligence. Visit our website to find out full list of modules.
Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.
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