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University Centre South Essex

Games Design

UCAS Code: WG24

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

M:15

15 credits at Merit or above

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills Maths GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

The BSc (Hons) Games Design degree programme is designed to allow the development of skills required for; 3D assets, character design, the process of rigging, game design and development. All the processes covered in this programme are delivered to industry standard. On completion of this programme, students should be able to progress into industry in a variety of creative and technical roles.

Our strength is in our determination to provide a pro-active, creative atmosphere, that is responsive to current and future working practices. We run a small tight-knit course of around twenty students in each year, this allows us to really get to know our students and support them.

Modules

Year 1
GD101 - Visual Storytelling (30 credits)
GD102 - Historical and Contextual Studies (30 credits)
GD103 - 3D Modelling and Texturing (30 credits)
GD104 – Programming (30 credits)

Year 2
GD201 - Game Level Design (30 Credits)
GD202 - Games Animations (30 Credits):
GD203 - Professional and Cultural Development (30 Credits):
GD204 - Mobile Game Development (30 Credits)

Year 3
GD301 - Dissertation Project (30 Credits)
GD302 - Final Project Development (30 Credits)
GD303 –Final Project (30 Credits)
GD304 -Computer Games Management (30 Credits)

Assessment methods

Coursework is assessed in a range of different ways in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and aptitudes including portfolio and sketchbook submissions, group presentations, written essays and research folders.

There are no examinations.

Percentage of the course assessed by coursework:

Year 1
100% coursework: 88% Studio based with a written element 12%

Year 2
100% coursework: 88% Studio based with a written element 12%

Year 3
100% coursework: 75% Studio based with a written element 25%

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,000
per year
England
£8,000
per year
EU
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Southend

Department:

Faculty of Higher Education

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