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Course Details

Computer Gaming Technology BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Turn your love of computer games into a career, on our full-time Computer Gaming Technology degree. Play, design and build games at our development studio in Cambridge, and create a portfolio to launch your career as a games developer. Choose to take a placement year to get more experience of the gaming industry.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Engineering, Computing and Technology

Year one
  • Analytical Techniques for Games Developers
  • Introduction to Game-Engine Technology
  • Introduction to Computer Gaming
  • Software Development for Games
  • Year one, optional modules
  • Simulation in Games
  • Acoustics, Sound and Music
Year Two
  • Game Engine Technology - Systems Modelling
  • Software Design and Implementation
  • Object-Oriented Programming for Games
  • Games Design and Development
  • Year two, optional modules
  • Interaction and Usability
  • Audio for Games
  • Advanced Acoustics and Psychoacoustics
Year Three
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Professional Issues: Video Games and Society
  • Emergent Gaming Technologies
  • Final Project
  • Professional and Entrepreneurial Portfolio
  • Year three, optional modules
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Mobile Technology
  • Audio Programming




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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