Computing courses

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Study with a British Computer Society (BCS) Educational Affiliate and join a playful community of creative technologists

From aerospace and agri-tech to manufacturing, entertainment and healthcare, technology has the potential to offer solutions to some of the most pressing issues and exciting opportunities of today.

Join us at Falmouth to learn from leading researchers and industry professionals, collaborating with students across disciplines to produce original products and services. Whether you want to build web apps, program robots or develop the next big thing in gaming, you’ll find the expertise, inspiration and equipment right here.

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Levelling the playing field 

All our computing courses share a common first year. This means that students from all backgrounds will get the opportunity to level-up their knowledge of programming and mathematics, through playful experimentation in collaboration with other students.

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Computing courses

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Computer Science BSc(Hons)

New immersive realities, data-rich interactions, automations and ever-more ubiquitous systems are sh...

Computer Science BSc(Hons)
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VR Virtual Reality student

Computing for Games BSc(Hons)

Learn how to shape the games of the future by studying game development through the lens of computer...

Computing for Games BSc(Hons)
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Robotics 2024

Robotics BSc(Hons)

Explore the world of artificial intelligence and create interactive robots that respond to the chall...

Robotics BSc(Hons)
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Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on a...

Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)

We're an affiliate of the Chartered Institute for IT

As a British Computer Society Educational Affiliate, our computing qualifications are continually reviewed and updated to meet the needs and demands of the future workforce. 

Additionally, qualifications we offer that are accredited by the BCS are aligned with the SFIA global IT skills framework, allowing you to progress and translate your competencies to companies operating all over the world.

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Computing facilities

You'll study with professional software, studios and facilities from day one of your degree. Our computing courses are part of the Game Academy with facilities including: Microsoft HoloLens, VR development workstations, Xsens MVN Awinda motion capture suites, robotics lab and audio field recording kit. 

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Discover what our students and graduates do

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Elliott Dodsworth

Game project with visually impaired accessibility at the core awarded funding by UK Games Fund

07 February 2023

Game developer and MA Indie Game Development (Online) student Elliott Dodsworth is developing an acc...

Game project with visually impaired accessibility at the core awarded funding by UK Games Fund
MA Indie Game Development (Online) module leader Matty McGrory
Matty McGrory

An interview with: Matty McGrory – module leader, MA Indie Game Development (Online)

14 July 2022

Matty McGrory is a senior gameplay designer, lecturer and module leader on our online master’s deg...

An interview with: Matty McGrory – module leader, MA Indie Game Development (Online)
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Student secures internship with gaming giant Roblox

19 April 2022

First year Game Development student James Cox has been accepted onto the accelerator programme for R...

Student secures internship with gaming giant Roblox
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Students collaborating with Spaceport for the UK’s first ever rocket launch

12 April 2022

Students studying Creative Virtual Reality and Immersive Computing are creating an educational VR pr...

Students collaborating with Spaceport for the UK’s first ever rocket launch
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Games Academy ranked alongside the best in the world

29 March 2022

Falmouth University’s Games Academy has once again secured a place on the Princeton Review’s lis...

Games Academy ranked alongside the best in the world
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Josh Brough

Emotional maturity and thinking deeply: How studying an online MA has helped this UX Design student to thrive

04 March 2022

UX Design student Josh Brough has recently secured a job at Cornwall fashion and lifestyle brand Sea...

Emotional maturity and thinking deeply: How studying an online MA has helped this UX Design student to thrive
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Students level up at the Global Game Jam 2022

10 February 2022

Games Academy students co-created games with gamers worldwide as part of the 2022 Global Game Jam. ...

Students level up at the Global Game Jam 2022
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Indie Game Development lecturer scores prestigious funding for indie game company

11 January 2022

MA Indie Game Development (online) Senior Lecturer Iain Lobb has been awarded funding by t...

Indie Game Development lecturer scores prestigious funding for indie game company
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Widening participation in Esports: in conversation with Elise Dennis

08 December 2021

Elise Dennis is a final year Game Development student and a professional esports player. Here, she d...

Widening participation in Esports: in conversation with Elise Dennis
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Indie Game Development student shortlisted at national game awards

18 November 2021

MA Indie Game Development online student Patricio Land was nominated in the Best Entertainment Game ...

Indie Game Development student shortlisted at national game awards
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Kaya 1

Games Academy on a hot streak as student team wins funding from Tranzfuser for third year running

05 November 2021

Falmouth student gaming team Meteorite Media have received development funding from industry leading...

Games Academy on a hot streak as student team wins funding from Tranzfuser for third year running
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Inifinite Bounty Character

Falmouth is one of the world’s best universities for Creative Media and Entertainment

12 October 2021

The Rookies ranks Falmouth as one of the top universities for creative media & entertainment, ga...

Falmouth is one of the world’s best universities for Creative Media and Entertainment
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Phuong New

Student work celebrated at Falmouth Games Expo

30 June 2021

The Games Academy has brought the curtain down on a productive academic year with their annual celeb...

Student work celebrated at Falmouth Games Expo
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Falmouth’s Games Academy moves up the global top 50 table

26 March 2021

The Games Academy has moved up the list of the best places in the world to study games design. At nu...

Falmouth’s Games Academy moves up the global top 50 table
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Rustbreaker brings more Games Academy success

16 February 2021

Game Design MA students Max, Christopher and Jake – aka Game Developing team Knights of Borria –...

Rustbreaker brings more Games Academy success

What can you do with a Computing degree?

With the evolution of digital technologies, there has never been a better time to study a Computing degree. A degree in this subject will open doors for an exciting and potentially lucrative career in a variety of industries. 

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Any questions?

If you have any questions about our Games or Computing courses, get in touch with our Future Studies Team. 

E: futurestudies@falmouth.ac.uk 

T: +44 (0)1326 254350