Computer Games Courses
BA (Hons) Computer Games Modelling and Animation (National Student Survey 2016)
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BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming (National Student Survey 2016)
If you’re dreaming of a career in the exciting and evolving computer games industry, we can help you make this a reality.
Our Computer Games courses are taught by industry professionals in small classes, so you’ll get one-to-one support from the experts. You’ll use our specialist labs in a studio-style environment which feature the latest software and hardware.
Our courses give you the opportunity to specialise in either the modelling and animation aspects of games production, or games programming. You’ll learn the key skills needed for your chosen area to lead on to a career in the Computer Games industry. The industrial placement year will also give you valuable experience to enter the job market after you graduate.
You’ll also have the opportunity to work with other Computer Games students to create game content in teams.
The Computer Games course supported my career ambitions!
“Choosing this course has given me great contacts which have helped shape my future. The course was tailored to support our career ambitions and we had the freedom to specialise in what we wanted to, both in a team and individually.”
Hone your artistic and technical computer games skills in the city that produced Tomb Raider.
- Our students use Unity software
- Our students work with Unreal Engine 4, creating character models and environments to an industry standard
- To get a feel for our Computer Games courses and what our students are creating, take a look at this showreel of work produced by students across all three levels of the degree course during the academic year 2015/16:
What our Computer Games graduates do
There’s an extensive range of career opportunities open to skilled games professionals. Programmers can also look to careers involving software development.
Career opportunities open to graduates include:
- gameplay programmer
- tools developer
- Al programmer
- financial services application developer
- Environment modeller
- Character modeller
- Research and development
- Software engineer.
Find out if studying at Derby is right for you at one of our Open Days: