Computer Games Development MComp

Accredited by the BCS, this four-year Master of Computing in Computer Games Development is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students. Combining our BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development degree with Master's level material, it allows you to further distinguish yourself with an advanced set of professional and technical skills.

USW's MComp Computer Games Development course o?ers a skill-set that will help you gain employment as a game programmer. You could find yourself at the heart of the game development process, from writing code, testing it and fixing bugs, to producing tools for other members of the team to use. Whether you're interested in artificial intelligence, game physics or cross- platform graphics rendering, the computer games industry is a thriving sector that o?ers many opportunities to work with publishers, independent studios or middleware producers.

This Games Development course places an emphasis on programming for computer games, but it also prepares you for a career in software development, and is your first step towards a rewarding career in the creative industries. You'll learn by doing, making use of high-performance computers and working individually and in teams to produce games to tight deadlines. You'll work on real problems that will prepare you for employment, and develop key skills to support lifelong learning.

MComp Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Typical A-Level Offer - BBB

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - Grade B and BB at A Level

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Distinction Merit

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 30 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass Diploma with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits equating to 18 Distinctions from Science units, 24 Merits and 3 Passes

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances

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