Sheffield Hallam University
Games Software Development
Typically a degree in software engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, games programming or related areas; students should have a strong motivation to develop software and a keen interest in technological developments; applications may also be considered from those who have 5-10 years suitable industrial experience in art, computing, programming or other relevant areas, and depending on educational background; knowledge or experience of the games industry is useful but not essential; students must also satisfy the university that they have an appropriate level of skill to succeed on the course by demonstrating competency with the C++ programming language; they complete a short multiple-choice test consisting of a series of questions about the C++ language and its associated execution behaviour; a suitable reference is also required; English language competence: students need to demonstrate appropriate English skills, which is typically shown by having either: completed a degree taught and assessed in English; an English GCSE at grade C or better; an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English.
Modules include: graphics and animation; architectures and technologies for entertainment software; interaction design for entertainment software; C++ boot camp; postgraduate diploma; special techniques for graphics and animation; management of entertainment and software projects; integrated development project; multi-processing and parallel technologies; research methods; research-based product development; seminar programme.
Assessment methods include: continuous assessment; project work; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (International)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales)||3 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland)||13 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales)||13 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England)||13 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International)||13 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||13 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sheffield||S1 1WB||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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