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BSc in Computer Graphics, Vision and Games (with integrated year in industry) (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Graphic Design

Course Description

Computer Graphics, Vision and Games, at Aberystwyth University, covers a wide range of topics within the computing industry and the modern world.

While computer games are the most well-known aspect of this area, there is underlying complexity of a relatively simple application.

In completion of this degree, you will gain a firm foundation in Computing Skills such as Programming, Software Design, Data Storage, Analysis and Classification. You will also be equipped with specialised skills in the areas of Vision and Graphics, and interact with related areas of study such as Intelligent Agents and Mobile Computing - plus the opportunity to jump start your career with your Integrated Year in Industrial and Professional Training.

  • Enhance your knowledge of all general Computer Science principles
  • Experience the start of your career with our integrated year in industry
  • Industry standards degree, giving you a head start when you enter the competitive job market
  • Access to dedicated Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers
  • Access to mobile and aerial robots, vision and motion tracking systems, micro-controller systems and laser scanners

Computer Graphics, Vision and Games, at Aberystwyth University, covers a wide range of topics within the computing industry and the modern world. While computer games are the most well-known aspect of this area, there is underlying complexity of a relatively simple application. In completion of this degree, you will gain a firm foundation in Computing Skills such as...

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Course Content

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • Programming
  • Operating systems
  • Databases
  • Software development

In your second year, you will undertake:

  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Various programming languages
  • Database design
  • Image processing
  • Machine learning

In your third year, you will be taking part in your work placement:

  • This with the assistance of the department.  By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation

In your fourth year, you will study:

  • Computer vision
  • Advanced computer graphics
  • User interfaces
  • Development processes, techniques and technologies for constructing real operational software
  • Individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you

In your first year you will be introduced to: Programming Operating systems Databases Software development In your second year, you will undertake: Data structures and algorithms Various programming...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120

A Levels BBB-CCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-26

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 A Levels BBB-CCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-26 European Baccalaureate:

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practicals, projects, workshops and examinations.

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practicals, projects, workshops and examinations.