Computer Systems (Games Programming) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Computer Systems (Games Programming) BSc (Hons)

Our BSc in Computer Systems (Games Programming) degree is designed for students looking for a sound foundation, and applied skills in computing in addition to other professional skills which will enable them to communicate clearly, work independently and co-operate effectively.

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Course Information

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4 Years

Start Date



Edinburgh Campus

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level



For entry to Year 2: ABB including Computing

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


For entry to Year 2: A total of 30 points including Computing at Higher Level 6.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in a relevant subject for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: DDM in a relevant subject (including sufficient Computing).

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish Advanced Higher


including Computing plus excellent Highers for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC


HNC with B in graded unit for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: HNC in a relevant subject area (including sufficient Computing) with A in graded unit.

Scottish HND


HND with BB in graded units for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: HND in a relevant subject area (including sufficient Computing) with AB in graded units. For Year 3 entry: Approved articulation routes only - please contact the Admissions Office for further information.

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,048

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