Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Mode of Delivery: Full Time
 
No. of Semesters : 8
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Credits: 5
Language of Instruction: English
Department: Computing and Networking
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP Human Computer Interaction
PROG Introduction to Programming
DIGT Introduction to 2D Digital Art
COMM Communication Skills
MATH Mathematics for Graphics
 

Stage 1 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COAP Concept Art for Games
GAME Game Design
DSGN Interaction Design
DATA Introduction to Data Analytics
PROG Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
 

Stage 2 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Learners may apply to EXIT on completion of this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Science in Computer Games Design and Programming (Level 6 Embedded Exit Award) provided they have achieved the required learning outcomes for the level 6 award and have accumulated 120 credits. IT Carlow academic regulations apply
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PRAC Object Oriented Programming
COMP Computer Architecture for Game Devices
GAME Gameplay Programming I
DEVL Agile Software Development
PROG User Interface Programming
 

Stage 2 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COAP 2D Game Programming
GRAP Motion Graphics
PROG Assembly Programming
GAME 3D Gameplay Programming
ENGR Software Engineering for Games
 

Stage 3 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Learners may apply to EXIT on completion of this stage of the programme with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Games Programming (Level 7 Embedded Exit Award) provided they have achieved the required learning outcomes for the level 7 award and have accumulated 180 credits. IT Carlow academic regulations apply
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PROG Gameplay Programming for Mobile Devices
GRAP 3D Graphics
DATA Data Structures and AI Algorithms
DEVL Web Development and Databases
 

Stage 3 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective
Module Code Module Title
PROJ Project
RECH Approved Semester Abroad
WKPL Work Placement
 

Stage 4 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Learners that intend to complete Semester 7 only (e.g. Erasmus students) will take the elective Capstone Project module and the remaining 5 credit modules.These students will exit after Semester 1 and will require a transcript of results.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
GAME Artificial Intelligence for Games
ENGR Games Engineering II
NETW Fundamentals of Game Networking
SYST Real World Modelling and Simulation
PROJ Project ( Part 1 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PLAN Capstone Project
 

Stage 4 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MTDS Online Gaming Technologies
GAME Game Analytics
PROJ Project ( Part 2 of 2 )
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PROG Concurrent Programming
GAME Machine Learning for Games
ENTR Entrepreneurship
COMP Linux Infrastructure Engineering
SYST Blockchain Technology
DSGN UI/UX Design and Development
TECH Artificial Intelligence in the Wild
LANG Programming Language Design
FALT Bias in Computational Systems
DATA Data Engineering
DEVL Distributed Development
COAP Cloud Data Centers
VISU Data Visualisation
SCIE Case Studies in Data Science