/BSc (Hons) Games Technology

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Provided by: UWE

Course Area: South West

Course Code: G611

Course Type: Degree (Honours)

Start date: 20210909

End date: 20250730

Subjects: Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Coding, Creative Technology, Human Computer Interactions, User Experience Design, Video Games Development, Virtual Reality

Accredited by: TIGA

Price: Over £10,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course overview

BSc(Hons) Games Technology gives you a foundation in problem solving, programming (using C++) and software design for the entertainment industry.


Explore artificial intelligence, 3D environments, virtual reality (VR) and effective software design for games.


Gain an understanding of the history and theories around play, games and user engagement. As UWE Bristol is a PlayStation®First partner, you’ll gain direct experience of developing for Sony PlayStation using their official development kits.

Who is this course for

Graduates work across AAA developers, including Rockstar North, Frontier Developments and Naughty Dog, and local developers such as Opposable Games and Mobile Pie.


Outside of the games industry, you’ll find career opportunities in software engineering, simulations, digital media, mobile device applications, web development and IT.

What will I learn

Topics include:


  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Principles of 3D Environments
  • Games Development Evolution
  • Entertainment Software Development
  • Low Level Programming
  • Game Engine Architecture
  • Game Level Design
  • Game Engine Programming
  • Gameplay Programming
  • Commercial Games Development
  • Audio Visual Production
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