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    What Unis have particularly good game courses? Some of the Unis im currently interested in is Leeds and Nottingham. At some point in the course do they have game projects? or does anyone know Unis that have particulary good ones?
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    If you want to go into game dev do Computer Science instead. Far better respected.
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    (Original post by Wookie42)
    If you want to go into game dev do Computer Science instead. Far better respected.
    Did you even read the OP or title?
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    (Original post by rossjarvis)
    What Unis have particularly good game courses? Some of the Unis im currently interested in is Leeds and Nottingham. At some point in the course do they have game projects? or does anyone know Unis that have particulary good ones?

    What A-level grades do you have? Do you want to work in the games industry as a developer? If so then I'd advise going to somewhere like Southampton and doing Computer science and learning lots and lots of C++ (in your spare time). While you're in your first year and you have hardly anything to do you write a really good game demo which you can give to the games companies to showcase your talent, when you get round to applying for internships/grad jobs etc.
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    (Original post by Hylean)
    Did you even read the OP or title?
    Yes... everyone knows that doing computer games programming isn't the way to get into that kind of work post graduation - if you want to be employable, do CS. Computer Science is not only more respected, but teaches you everything from the ground up - plenty of maths/theory etc. Take the advice or leave it really, but you'll probably find others will say the same type of thing.
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    (Original post by Wookie42)
    Yes... everyone knows that doing computer games programming isn't the way to get into that kind of work post graduation - if you want to be employable, do CS. Computer Science is not only more respected, but teaches you everything from the ground up - plenty of maths/theory etc. Take the advice or leave it really, but you'll probably find others will say the same type of thing.
    Clearly didn't as the title clearly states "Computer Science".
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    (Original post by Hylean)
    Clearly didn't as the title clearly states "Computer Science".
    "What Unis have particularly good game courses?" Maybe just bad wording, but that's what I read... touché though.
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    Apparently Imperial have a "games and media" stream on their Computing course. Can't go wrong with Imperial and it's not really a whole game development degree, it's a proper computer science degree, just with module options suited towards game development.

    Bristol's not bad, you do a game if you do the 4 year course. Good enough to get me a job anyway.
 
 
 
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