What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
to include one from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or Computing. Excludes General Studies.
in IT or a technical subject.
to include one from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or IT at Higher level.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers87%
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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Games Technology BSc could be your ticket into this unprecedented industry. Coders, tech lovers, programmers – we’re looking at you! The global video games industry is predicted to reach $89 billion by 2018 (DFC Intelligence). ‘The Big Three’ players – Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo – are always on the lookout for the next breakthrough, dependent on specialised software developers with a head full of ideas, technical wizardry and a passion for gaming. With technology and practices continually evolving in this fast-moving industry, our degree considers the challenges faced by technical practitioners within the games industry, both in the UK and internationally. Accredited by the British Computer Society, course content is dynamic, designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of code design, testing and graphics that reflects all of the latest developments, while equipping you with specialist skills in programming. At Coventry, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including the Games Technology lab with specialised high performance PCs and peripherals including Virtual Reality headsets and motion capture technology as well as graphics tablets. We use the latest industry standard software including Unity Games Engine, 3DS Max and Visual Studio. The Coventry Games Technology course will give you a distinct advantage in starting your career, as evidenced by our recent graduates or internship students on placements at Microsoft, Exient and Pixel Toys.
Here at Coventry we place students at the heart of everything we do. We know you want excellent teaching and plenty of it; a great student experience; and a career at the end which makes your investment of money and time worthwhile. You will be among the first to use the new 35 million students' building called TheHub, the centre of student and social life on campus.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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