Game Development BComp

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Game Development BComp

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 213 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 1,539

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    Queen’s University offers a BComp in Game Development which is a unique stream in their larger Computer Science BSc degree program, delivered by their School of Computing. The School of Computing has close ties with industry all over the nation, so this degree can be a huge boost to your employability in those first critical years after graduation. 

    As a Game Developer, you’ll be preparing yourself for a career in games and digital media. These have become nearly a universal feature of world culture, and play important roles in everything from artistic expression and education to entertainment and social interaction. 

    This program is presented as one stream of Queen’s University’s Computing Major. It can eb combines with other majors and minors to fine tune your degree and prepare yourself for particular roles or industries. Other streams in the same program include Fundamental Computation, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Biomedical Computation. 

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This program is typically delivered over 4 years of full time study. 

    You’ll have a core curriculum of required modules, but many of the classes listed below are optional, and will be determined by your specialisation and interests. 

     Year One Modules Include:

    • Differential and Integral Calculus I
    • Differential and Integral Calculus II
    • Discrete Mathematics for Computing Science I
    • Introduction to Computing Science I
    • Introduction to Computing Science II
    • Linear Algebra

    Year Two Modules Include:

    • Computer Architecture
    • Discrete Mathematics for Computing Science II
    • Game Design
    • Information Structures
    • Introduction to Computing and the Creative Arts
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Linear Data Analytics
    • Logic for Computing Science
    • Software Specifications

    Year Three Modules Include:

    • Algorithms I
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Game Architecture
    • Human-Computer Interaction
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming Paradigms
    • Software Architecture
    • Software Development

    Year Four Modules Include:

    • Advanced Research Project
    • Advanced Undergraduate Project
    • Computer Graphics
    • Game Development Project
    • Game Engine Development
    • Social, Ethical and Legal Issues in Computing

    Learning And Teaching

    Queen’s University’s BComp programs all focus both on practical and academic issues. They use a wide range of teaching methods, everything from lecture based classroom instruction to laboratory practice. You’ll learn to use both state of the art technologies and diligent academic research techniques. Finally, you’ll choose between delivering a game development, practical or research project, conducting your own research in the university’s labs, or creating a game all of your own.

    Career Possibilities

    Game Developer is a career in and of itself, but you are in no way limited to those roles. As all industries throughout all economic sectors demand computer specialists to create the apps and systems they need, your employment prospects are excellent. You could go directly into a career in Business, Industry, Government or even other aspects of Entertainment, depending on your interests, or you could opt for further training at the MSc or even PhD level. 

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 4 year BComp degree. 

    To apply, you’ll need to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or the international equivalent. Other qualifications may also be accepted. 

    All classes are taught in English, unless otherwise specified. International students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. 

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