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LC418
Computing - Games Design and Development (Thurles)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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This programme is designed to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of the essential aspects of games design and development. Students will learn the techniques for analysis, design and development of games for platforms including mobile, handheld consoles, personal and tablet computers, games consoles, interactive TV and online games in a variety of computer programming languages.

Students will produce game designs and implement these through a variety of game engines and frameworks using state of the art technology and specialised hardware. 


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates will be suitable for employment in a wide range of positions including: Games Programmer, Game Tester, Game Designer, Games Middleware Engine Developer, Games Developer Tools Designer and in Graphics and in Audio Software Production

Graduates may also pursue research studies within the G.A.M.E.S Entertainment Technologies Research Group. This group includes researchers with expertise in Gaming, Animation, Media, Entertainment and Software. Research is focused on the needs of digital content producers within Digital Games, Animation and Media industry sectors.



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