BSc (HonS) interactive gameS deSign Can you combine this course develops the essential design and technical skills required to produce highly the facilities provided to support your studies include XBoX 360, large twin Lcd screen Pcs and a range artistic design skills competitive and successful products for a variety of of software such as 3dS max, c#Xna, Photoshop, with the highly markets. integral to the course is the development of communication, team-working and project Premiere, illustrator and Flash development Studio. a dedicated teaching and learning server, http://gmedia. technical skills management skills required by all graduate glos.ac.uk with text, graphic and video tutorials also required to develop employers. supports your learning. exceptional graphics, the course provides the foundation for entering the throughout your course you will develop a range of dynamic and diverse interactive games market on both 2d and 3d games for a variety of entertainment, animation, sound and a variety of networked and stand-alone platforms, education and business purposes. interfaces? If so, this including personal computers, mobile and handheld may be the degree computers, internet, digital tv and mobile phones. for you. web: www.glos.ac.uk/international tel: +44 1242 714300 international development centre BSc (Hons) Interactive Games Design Level I Option Option Programming and Software networking and computing interactive games Fundamentals core module* development Fundamentals Professional issues Level II Option object oriented Software core module** character and narrative design development research methods & Hci Optional PlacementPlacementP Option Option advanced concepts visualisation Level III in gaming interactive games advanced group Project multimedia in Business design dissertation digital 3d effects and industry Please Note: This course map is for a single honours degree. * Students can choose to do either Graphics, Audio and Video Editing or Digital Media Design & Development or both ** Students can choose to do one or more of Game Programming, Media Control, User Interaction Studies iLLUStrative modULeS StaFF ProFiLe Benefits of the Course Interactive Games Fundamentals introduces the Paul O’Brien, BSc, MSc, PGCFHE • industry standard software concepts of computer based game design for Senior Tutor • Strong links with industry and different genres including techiques for building “We’ve developed this course to focus on game sponsorship for the end of levels, interfaces and interactivity. production, so that students have an opportunity year show Digital Media Design and Development to experience all aspects before they choose an Entry Requirements introduces the use of design principles, usability area to specialise in. i concentrate on the media guidelines and the incorporation of ideas from production including the use of software such as • applicants should have design style movements in the production of Photoshop, avid media composer, 3dS max and completed High School with digital media. after effects with first and second year students. good grades. Some students in the final year i like to help students explore a may have to complete an Character and Narrative Design affords the variety of ethical and legal issues as well as the international foundation opportunity to further the computer games production issues and the highlight of their time course before progressing to work undertaken in ig110 with techniques for at the University is the comX exhibition where the bachelors degree building 3d environments and evaluating a students showcase their work to prospective variety of tools. employers and the general public.” • ieLtS 6.0 overall (5.5 in writing) or equivalent Research Methods and Human-Computer tel: +44 1242 714260 Interaction is an introduction to research Mode of Attendance methods and the principles of data summary email: email@example.com and presentation. Full-time Professional Issues introduces students to the StUdent ProFiLe Duration professional and ethical issues of the computing 3 years full-time / Kyle Mullan disciplines and professions and considers these 4 years degree+ BSc (Hons) Interactive Games Design within a theoretical framework of professional codes of practice and conduct. “the best bit about the course has been the high International Fees for 2010/11 level of “hands-on” learning involved. there is annual tuition Fee £8,615 Advanced Concepts in Gaming affords the a lot of practical work in the interactive games opportunity to explore the theoretical and Career Paths design course and this makes for more effective practical aspects of simulation and artificial learning, in my opinion. i also like the fact each techniques in computer games development • Level designer module has a dedicated website with lecture and across different genres and delivery platforms. course materials. the availability of lecturers is • character designer Digital 3D Effects affords the opportunity to brilliant too. the course really allows you to use further the computer graphics work undertaken your creative side whilst learning the technical • game programmer previously with techniques for building 3d skills you will need to progress in your career. the • game development project environments and integrating them with live amount of software i’ve used is far more than i manager action digital video. ever imagined. Enquiries and Applications Dissertation provides the opportunity for When i graduate, i think i will miss the time students to study in depth a topic of their own i spent in halls of residence. they were and international development centre choice within the subject area of the field. probably will be for many years to come, the University of gloucestershire best days of my life!” Park campus Option Modules allow you to choose from a cheltenham gL50 2rH selection of modules – a full list of modules degree+ tel: +44 1242 714300 can be seen at www.glos.ac.uk/courses/ undergraduate/igd and then selecting ‘detailed degree+ gives you the opportunity to work for email: firstname.lastname@example.org course information.’ a year on a paid placement that counts as part of your studies. it increases your employability prospects and chances of receiving a higher starting salary. 62253 11/10 web: www.glos.ac.uk/international tel: +44 1242 714300 disclaimer: the content of this document describes some of the programmes of study offered by the University of gloucestershire. the university will take all reasonable steps to provide the educational services as described in this document. 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