The BSc Computer Games Development at The University of the West of Scotland combines practical development skills with games design. Students develop their skills in game programming and game engine scripting for multiple platforms. This is a practical, career-focused degree that encourages you to publish games and demonstrate your work to employers. The BSc is very diverse and caters for students that are keen to pursue their development and programming skills as well as the core aspects of games design, such as Level Design. This is a practical, career-focused degree that encourages you to publish games and develop an online presence via the creation of a showcase portfolio. The BSc Compuer Games Development provides you with the chance to illustrate your work to prospective employers from the Creative Industries. In addition to organising creative industry showcasing events, guest speakers from the industry provide students with insights about working in this area. Regular game jams are also organised throughout the degree course which also provide with opportunities to develop games for your portfolio. Mentoring opportunities, such as working as a unity developer can also be arranged with students and studios in the local area. There is also a strong emphasis on internships; the programme having forged strong links with local games and animation studios.
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