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WD168
Entertainment Systems

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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The BSc (Hons) in Entertainment Systems is a four year honours degree course. It is the study of content generation for digital multimedia systems, its motivations, qualities and technical frameworks and the presentation of computer-based content to mass audiences in a clear and cohesive manner.

The course on offer has two thematic streams:

Games: The student will learn to understand the games development process, games design theory, 2D and 3D games creation and how to exploit the potential of a range of games consoles.

Audio: The student will learn about acoustics, psychoacoustics, music theory, audio creation and editing tools, production techniques and multimedia software development.


 
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WD168 - Entertainment Systems
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WD168 - Entertainment Systems
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Employment prospects in computing are extremely healthy at the moment, with demand for skilled graduates exceeding supply. Graduates of this course will have the skills necessary to follow opportunities that present themselves in this growing industry as well as having the freedom to choose their own career path.



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