Bachelor of Science Computer Games Development
NFQ Level 8 major Award Honours Bachelor Degree
Entry Route: Computer Science Common Entry - LM121
If you are a creative type of person who enjoys puzzles and solving problems, this could be the programme for you. If you enjoy any kind of games, whether computer games or traditional board games, particularly if you like playing with alternative/optional rules, then this might be the course for you.
Why Study Computer Games Development at UL?
The Computer Games Industry is an exciting field, currently outselling the film industry worldwide. Computer Game development is innovative and exciting from a technological and creative perspective, providing career opportunities for imaginative, logical, and energetic students. Graduates will have the satisfaction of seeing their work being enjoyed by a global audience. You will learn the art and science of computer games programming and design. Entry route to Computer Games Development at UL is via LM121 Computer Science Common Entry.
This programme will equip you with the skills and technological ability to develop both Computer Game and computer graphic related systems. You will study Computer Science, with special emphasis on topics relevant to Game Design such as software development, mobile devices, computer graphics and artificial intelligence.
You will also study topics relevant to development of a game concept to the final "shooting script" (prior to the programming).
The key aims of the B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Games Development programme are to provide you with:
- Knowledge of the various programming languages and related platforms
- Skills in System Analysis, and integration of software components
- Expertise in areas such as the human-computer interface and artificial intelligence which will enable you to develop software for an array of computer graphics and computer games domains.