We have designed our BSc (Hons) Computing Games Development (Top-Up) course to meet the needs of those students with a relevant HND or Foundation Degree who wish to develop skills in Games Development.
Computing Games Development (Top Up)
- Institute Code W75
- UCAS Code G453
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- Start Date(s) 19 September 2022
- Award BSc (Hons)
- Study Mode Full-time
- Course Length Full-time (18 months)
- Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
- School School of Mathematics and Computer Science
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Why choose this course?
What happens on the course?
Building on your previous experience of programming, you will study the theory and practice of programming for computer games.
Potential Career Paths
Everything you need to know about this course!
In 2009, a team of our students won a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award after winning a national competition Dare to be Digital, a video games development contest organised with Channel 4.
We have a dedicated computer games laboratory for games development specialists, as part of our iconic IT complex, together with a New Technologies Lab.
You will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the structure of a computer game, specifically regarding the software development process and relevant computational aspects.
|Home/EU||Full-time||£9250 per year||2020-21|
|Home/EU||Part-time||£3050 per year#||2020-21|
|Home||Full-time||£9250 per year||2021-22|
|Home||Part-time||£3100 per year#||2021-22|
|International||Full-time||£12250 per year||2020-21|
|International||Full-time||£12950 per year||2021-22|
|International||Part-time||£6125 per year#||2020-21|
|International||Part-time||£6475 per year#||2021-22|
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# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study
- A Foundation Degree or HND in Computing or related subject
Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.
If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
International entry requirements and application guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply
English language requirements also apply
BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional
Tuition Fees Loan (Home Fee Status):
Most students will be able to apply for a loans to pay for these subject to eligibility. To find out more information please refer to the government Student Finance website.
Changes for EU students:The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as having Overseas Fee status. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:
EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.
If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: See How to pay.For more information please contact the Gateway.
Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:
If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.
We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.
Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund.for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.
Bursaries and Scholarships:
In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages
You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.