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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Games Technology (with Sandwich Year)

University of the West of England - Bristol - Frenchay Campus University of the West of England - Bristol - Frenchay Campus, UK

Intake Sep 2023

Jan 2023, Sep 2022

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GBP 15250

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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65%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Use engines like Unity and UnrealEngine to develop games for various platforms and gain first-hand industry experience on live projects through our in-house studio, PlayWest.

Why study games technology?

  • As well as providing entertainment, games offer creative ways to engage with content.
  • The need to facilitate this - along with the evolution of the internet, multimedia and mobile devices - has led to significant growth in the games industry.
  • With new and exciting game applications in public services, education, business and healthcare, there is growing demand for professionals who can apply games concepts across a range of industries.

Why UWE Bristol?

  • BSc(Hons) Games Technology gives you a foundation in problem solving, programming (using C++) and software design for the entertainment industry.
  • Explore artificial intelligence, 3D environments, virtual reality (VR) and effective software design for games.
  • Gain an understanding of the history and theories around play, games and user engagement. As UWE Bristol is a PlayStation®First partner, you'll gain direct experience of developing for Sony PlayStation using their official development kits.
  • Learn through practical projects, creating playable scenarios that consolidate new concepts and applications.
  • Attend talks from visiting industry professionals and apply learning through individual and group programming projects.
  • Gain valuable real-world experience and a professional portfolio through placements that prepare you for a career in the gaming industry.

Where can it take me?

  • Our graduates work across AAA developers, including Rockstar North, Frontier Developments and Naughty Dog, and local developers such as Opposable Games and Mobile Pie.
  • Outside of the games industry, you'll find career opportunities in software engineering, simulations, digital media, mobile device applications, web development and IT.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

     

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    100 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    15250

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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