3-year full-time; 4-year thick sandwich
About the course
On this Computer Science course you will receive a comprehensive grounding in computer science, systems analysis and design, before exploring the exciting world of digital media and games.
You will get to:
- understand the key issues involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of digital media systems in the context of digital games
- grasp the important elements of a computer system and advanced computer science
- learn how to build different types of software – from web-based systems to mobile solutions
- choose research topics in digital media and games in your final year.
All our degrees emphasise acquiring knowledge and skills to develop your new understanding creatively and professionally. Although this is an academic degree, the course balances theory with ‘real world’ practice in information and computer management.
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Digital media and gaming applications are at the cutting edge of user experience technology – and this flexible course provides graduates with the knowledge to design creative, commercially-focused solutions.
At Brunel you’ll be working with staff internationally recognised for their expertise: the 2014 Research Academic Exercise (REF) rated two thirds of all research carried out in the Department of Computer Science as ‘internationally excellent or better’ – and our research quality and quantity (research ‘power’) is ranked comfortably within the top third of all universities in the UK. Read more about our REF 2014 results.
We have a high quality infrastructure including more than 250 computers and servers for exclusive student use – all running state-of-the-art software. Brunel's Department of Computer Science is a member of the Microsoft Alliance, the Apple iOS Academic Developer Programme and is an nVidia CUDA Teaching Center.