Computer Games Programming

Helping you prepare for a technical career in the creative games and entertainment industry, allowing you to develop industry-standard programming skills, and explore developments in computer and network technology.

Apply Now

Key Facts

bookmark_border

Degree

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

call_split

Pathways Available

International Year Zero

date_range

Start Dates

Degree Overview

Computer Games Programming is a constantly evolving sector, the multibillion-pound computer games industry is now worth more than double its value in 2007. This offers graduates extensive career opportunities in a rapidly expanding field.

This degree program provides you an opportunity to develop your interest in computer games into a set of skills which will help you start a career in this exciting industry.

In this course, you will study the latest techniques and resources for developing standalone, web-based, and mobile games, featuring exciting graphics and animation, becoming familiar with the basic architecture and design elements of computer games and programming languages relevant to games development.

Apply Now
Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Graduates of this course have pursued careers as games programmers, artificial intelligence programmers, graphics programmers, 3D modellers and web systems developers.

The computer games and leisure software industry has grown dramatically in recent years and now matches the film industry in terms of financial output.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Year Zero

De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.