Computer Science
Dr Llŷr ap Cenydd
the University of Surrey
Bangor University

Bangor University

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About this Subject Spotlight

Join Dr Llŷr ap Cenydd as he introduces you to the fundamentals of creating lifelike creatures in gaming. He explores and evaluates the applications of Artificial Intelligence, different animation methods, and Virtual Reality in gaming, showing live examples of creature development in his own games.

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BSc Computer Science at Bangor University

Validated by the Chartered Institute for IT, the British Computer Society, Bangor University's Computer Science programme focuses on teaching with real industry-relevance and ensuring your employability. You will develop both a sophisticated understanding of underlying theory and advanced programming skills, taught by industry-active academics.

You will receive 12 hours of lectures and 8 hours in laboratories each week, as well as tutorial sessions in some modules. Your hours in the classroom will be enriched by your module tutors’ research interests and professional experiences, relating to: computer graphics; artificial intelligence and agents; and data communications; and more. With a wide range of IT careers, research and further study opportunities available to you with a Computer Science degree, Bangor’s programme will allow high flexibility to choose your IT specialism and craft your module choices around it.

Your studies will be hands-on, and assessed through a mixture of examinations and continuous assessment. Throughout your degree, you will have opportunities to undertake major software projects, allowing you to bring together the application of theoretical principles, with a development of your creative design and technical skills. A major focus of your final year will be completing a project based on current research.

Alongside the university’s impressive library facilities, at Bangor you will have access to: large computing laboratories equipped with all the latest software; the latest immersive technology devices to use in your project and research work;  and a large networking laboratory where you will be able to design and administer networks and receive teaching of computer architecture modules.

You will also be fully supported by the department if you choose to elevate your employability further by taking a Placement Year of real industry experience, or studying abroad with an International Experience Year. If needed, Bangor offers a Foundation Year route to secure your place on one of their undergraduate Computer Science programmes.

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