Course Code: IH1HE32 UCAS Code: I300 Software Engineering (Game Development) - BSc Hons Degree (Topup) Duration1 Year Day/s of weekMonday and Tuesday Time10:30 - 21:00 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 11 Sep 2023 University Centre 1 Year / £8,750 Apply now 09 Sep 2024 University Centre 1 Year / £8,750 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Designed for students who have already successfully completed our Software Engineering (Game Development) Foundation Degree, this one-year top-up programme will take your computer skills in this exciting sector to the next level. You'll also develop the strategic and managerial skills which will allow you to apply for more senior roles in the industry and have the opportunity to undertake a personally driven piece of research in an area of gaming technology that you want to explore in more detail. Students who successfully completed this BSc (Hons) top-up programme, accredited by the British Computer Society, will be exceptionally well placed to compete for the very best roles open to graduates or even create their own start-up businesses. , Tomorrow's talent. Trained today. Entry Requirements Course Detail Taught by expert tutors with a background in the industry, this one-year top-up programme will cover topics such as multiplayer online gaming and advanced programming techniques and aims To further develop knowledge and skills to enable you to formulate managerial and strategic decisions in the development of software and games. To provide the opportunity to accurately deploy established techniques of critical analysis and enquiry in software engineering and game development. To develop conceptual understanding that enables you to devise, develop and sustain arguments, using ideas and techniques from research and the wider subject discipline. To build your ethical, social and professional understanding in software engineering and game development within a global context. Only applicants that have successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Software Engineering (Game Development), validated by Lancaster University, with Blackpool and The Fylde College are eligible to apply to this course. Qualification Obtained BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Game Development) Qualification ObtainedBSc (Hons) Software Engineering (Game Development) Learning and Teaching Methods Industry Placement and Field Trips There is no work placement included on this course. Scheduled Learning Scheduled time relates to the time you spend in directed study with the guidance and support of our academic tutors. Scheduled learning can take a variety of forms and will vary from one course to the next, but may include lectures, seminars, tutorials, project supervision, demonstrations, studio or workshop time, fieldwork and external visits. Independent Study Higher education courses rely on students undertaking work outside of formal, scheduled sessions and this is generally categorised as independent study. Independent study might include preparation for scheduled sessions, follow-up work, wider reading or practice, completion of assessment tasks and revision. Placement Many of the degree programmes at B&FC incorporate opportunities for work placements to provide you with the opportunity to link your studies to relevant professional practice in a real work environment. Our programme teams are able to offer support in securing an appropriate work placement where it forms part of your programme, and will work closely with you during the placement to ensure that the opportunity allows you to develop personally, professionally and academically. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. What will I learn? Modules at level 6 Module TitleCodeCreditsOptional? Dissertation IH6MD041 40 No Ai and Machine Learning IH6MD042 20 No Innovation and Entrepreneurial Practice IH6MD043 20 No Advanced Game Programming IH6MD044 20 No Human Computer Interaction IH6MD045 20 No How will I be assessed? Assessment MethodLevel 4Level 5Level 6 Coursework 0% 0% 100% Exam 0% 0% 0% Practical 0% 0% 0% Learning Methods Learning MethodLevel 4Level 5Level 6 Scheduled 0 0 352 Independent 0 0 848 Placement 0 0 0 Total 0 0 1200 Programme Specification Programme Spec SEN-GD-2022_0.pdf Adobe PDF, 384.47 KB Career Options and Progression Designed to give you the technical and managerial skills to enter the profession at a more senior level in the computer games market,the BSc (Hons) top-up also encourages students with entrepreneurial drive to think about creating a start-up business, many of which have seen the genesis of some of the world's most successful video games in recent years. Alternatively, you may wish to extend your studies, either by taking another computing module here to expand your knowledge base or by pursuing postgraduate studies in either computing itself or by turning your attention to teaching the next generation of software engineers.