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University of Hull

Computer Science for Games Development

UCAS Code: G493
BSc (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

93%

Subjects
  • Computer science
Student score
78% MED
% employed or in further study
95% MED
Average graduate salary
£24k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
MMM

International Baccalaureate
28

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

93%

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

We will give you a solid grounding in computer science, set within the context of game programming â?? concentrating on programming, simulation, interactive real-time graphics and artificial intelligence. We have strong links with many of the UK's top game studios, including Electronics Arts, Sony and Microsoft, while our multimillion pound virtual environments lab (HIVE) provides an incredible opportunity for you to explore state-of-the-art technologies including motion capture, multi-wall display systems and various head mounted displays. Our degrees are accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), meaning you gain full exemption from the BCSâ??s Professional Examination as well as partial Chartered Engineer accreditation. This is the highest BCS award that undergraduate courses can achieve. In year 3, you are given the opportunity to complete a year-long paid work placement, gaining valuable experience by applying the skills you have acquired in Years 1 and 2 to the workplace. See our website for more information.

Modules

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How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
26%
74%

Year 1

25%
75%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

14%
86%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
46%
41%
13%

Year 1

43%
57%

Year 2

60%
40%

Year 3

20%
80%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 80%
Student score 78% MED
Able to access IT resources

96%

Staff made the subject interesting

68%

Library resources are satisfactory

88%

Feedback on work has been helpful

65%

Feedback on work has been prompt

57%

Staff are good at explaining things

76%

Received sufficient advice and support

68%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
9% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
7% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
323 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
65% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £24k MED
Graduates who are information technology and telecommunications professionals

77%

Graduates who are information technology technicians

4%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

3%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
There are a lot of computing courses out there, and they vary a lot in content, modules and the way they work with employers, so individual courses can have very different outcomes. This is a course where you really need to get a good grade – unemployment rates for graduates with good grades can be half those of graduates with slightly poorer degree classes. Most students do get jobs, though, and starting salaries are good, particularly in London. If you want to find out more about the prospects for a computer science course at a particular institution, it's a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do.
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