CAO Code LY707
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Computer Games Development

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

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Our Bachelor of Science in Computing with Computer Games Development is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to embark on a successful career in the games industry - one of the most dynamic and cutting-edge industries in the world today.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
1 Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics for Computing 1 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Programming Mandatory 10 8
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
Web Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
2 Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics for Computer Games Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Mandatory 10 8
Introduction To Computer Games Mandatory 10 8
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
3 Relational Databases Mandatory 5 4
Network Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Programming 2 Mandatory 10 7
Introduction to Games Engines Mandatory 5 4
Games Design Workshop Narrative & Story Mandatory 5 3
4 API Programming Mandatory 5 4
Algorithms & Data Structures Mandatory 5 4
SQL Programming Mandatory 5 3
2D Game Enviroments Mandatory 10 7
Games Design Workshop Board Games Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
5 Software Implementation Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Mandatory 5 3
Academic and Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
3D Game Environments Mandatory 10 6
3D Modelling for Games Mandatory 5 3
6 Project Management Mandatory 5 4
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 4
3D Maths & Physics for Games Mandatory 5 3
3D Texturing & Animation for Games Mandatory 5 3
Team Project Mandatory 5 4
Secure Programming Mandatory 5 3

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department

Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

School and Department
Department of Computing
School of Science