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Game Technology courses

De Montfort University

Computer Games Programming Bsc (hons)

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 13,750 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0


About this course

Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons) is designed for anyone who wants to learn the industry-standard programming skills required to pursue a technical career in the creative computer games and entertainment industry.

Reasons to study Computer Games Programming at De Montfort University (DMU):

  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
    Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. 

  • 92.9% of Computer Games Programming graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating
    According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report
  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
    for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional
  • Gain an industry-ready skillset 
    Develop the programming skills required to build the underlying components of games and entertainment software
  • Work placement opportunities
    Enhance your employability and gain industry experience by undertaking an optional work placement. Past placements include experience at IBM (UK), Microsoft, Jagex Games Studios, Intel and Exel Computer Systems
  • Develop your practical skills in our specialist game development studios
    Featuring the latest technology for playing and developing games on a range of platforms, equipped with high-specification gaming PCs
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal 
    We offer all students the opportunity to take part in a #DMUglobal experience, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Previous #DMUglobal trips have included New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Russia and Italy to name a few. 

Recent developments in computer and network technology have given rise to significant advances in the interactive entertainment industry, in areas such as robotics, online, video and mobile gaming. This course will prepare you for professional employment by providing you with specialist experience relevant to the computer games industry, as well as a solid background in computer science.

On this course you will study the latest techniques and resources for developing stand-alone, web-based and mobile games, featuring exciting graphics and animation. You will become familiar with the basic architecture and design elements of computer games and programming languages and paradigms relevant to games development.

You will gain the programming skills required to build the underlying components of games and entertainment software, and become familiar with the basic architecture and design elements of computer games.

There is a high demand in industry for skilled specialist programmers who are comfortable working in general and copmputer games development teams, and you will be well placed to fulfil these roles when you graduate.  

De Montfort University Highlights

Type of Institution Public
Campus Setting Urban
Endowment £1.17 million
Number of Campuses 4 faculties
Number/Percentage of International Students 23205
Total number of Professors 3240
Student Satisfaction Rate 86%
Graduate Job Rate 97.3%
Number of Residence Vacancy Around 3000
International fee Undergraduates- £13240 (annual) Postgraduates- £15950 (annual)
Number of Academic Programs UG, PG, Part time, distance, blended
Mode of Program Full time, distance and online
Average Graduate Salary 19800 pounds a year


The tuition fee (In GBP) for various programs is tabulated below:De Montfort University Average Cost

Field of Study Avg.Fees
Art, Design and Humanities: £13,750
Business and Law £13,750-£14,550
Media £13,750 - £14,250
Engineering £14,250
Computing £14,250
Health and Life Sciences £13,250 - £14,250
Nursing BSc £14,950

The Average Tuition Fees and Other Expenses

Expenses Estimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate tuition fee 13,250- 14950
Postgraduate tuition fee 13600-15,900
On campus accommodation 5,000-6040
Average cost of living 97-110 per week

DMU International Scholarship up to 1500 pounds

  • TEF Gold Outstanding Alumni Scholarship up to 3000 pounds
  •  Leicester Castle Business School Scholarships:
  1. Global MBA Scholarship £3,000 - £5,000
  2. Full Postgraduate Scholarship
  • LGBTQ + Allies Scholarship-two fully funded post graduate taught scholarship packages including full fee weaver and maintenance bursary.
  • Vice Chancellor's Sports Scholarship- three different scholarship packages are available with eligible students being awarded up to 6000 pounds of support.
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 13,750

Hostel & Meals :

£ 6,063

Total

£ 19,813

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