Develop the real-world skills needed to create computer games for console, desktop and mobile platforms. You’ll work on real business briefs and learn from industry-experienced lecturers who have worked for Rebellion, Headstrong Games, 2K Games and Sony.
You’ll design and develop games while pursuing an area that interests you, such as 3D modelling, level design, UX or animation. You’ll gain valuable experience working individually and in teams with games programmers and artists on small as well as large-scale game projects, including indie games for iOS and Android.
You’ll learn in our new computing suites that are equipped with the latest hardware such as Sony and Nintendo development kits, Oculus Rift, HTC VIVE, PlayStation VR, HoloLens, Motion Capture suite, Game consoles, 3D printers and robots. All our PCs run industry-standard software including Adobe CC, Autodesk 3DS Max, Z-Brush, Substance Painter, Unreal and Unity.
Learn through practical experience with supporting lectures and workshops. Explore graphics, animation, concept art, 3D modelling, interactive design, player psychology and multiplayer. Design game mechanics, narratives, levels and characters. Engage with the thriving games sector through live briefs, games conferences, end of year show and various field trips in the UK and abroad.
You can apply to study this course on campus at the University of Gloucestershire, or at the Swindon Institute of Technology (ioT).