The Computer Technology (CT) program has been developed to provide training in the principles underlying the design of modern computer systems. This unit provides an introduction to concepts and techniques in computer games design, development and evaluation and a practical overview of programming for computer games, industries and audiences. It includes the history of computer games design, computer games design, documentation, development processes, evaluation procedures, level development, game abstraction and logic, game engines, game balancing, introduction to narrative and interactive fiction and interaction design and games. You will learn how to critically evaluate current debates in games design and apply practical production skills.
Students will select a program concentration in the second year. Concentrations involve either computer technical support or networking and cyber security. Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise. The course has been designed in association with Codemasters and HandsOn, ensuring content has direct relevance to the computer games industry. We are part of the BUGS (Business and University Games Syndicate) network which includes industry partners such as Microsoft and Sony.
Students should have a working knowledge of MS Office and Office Suite prior to starting the program. Computer Skills for College COMP CO002 or equivalent is recommended. Register online on the Continuing Education website. Computer science and other technology majors are some of the most common programs for online learning, for a lot of reasons. First of all, people who are interested in a degree in the computing field are generally pretty comfortable with technology, and can handle the unique challenges of an online degree.
UAT’s business information technology degree prepares students for top jobs in today’s technology infused business world. With a dynamic curriculum from the business technology degree program, students learn technical, strategic, critical, financial, analytical and managerial skills. This business technology education allows them to excel in such high-demand areas as strategic management, global business, innovation, technology product development, and project management in start up, private and public sector firms.
The production of standards compliant HTML5 video. Students will create dynamic web pages with AMP systems and script on the server side using PHP with MySQL. The key theme for scripting will be the understanding and development of readable code that listens for and responds to browser and user events by manipulating DOM elements. This degree provides you with specialist games programming and design skills as well as traditional computer science skills. You will study games software at a variety of levels, from low-level programming of game engine components, to high-level development tools such as Unity or Unreal Engine.