De La Salle University (DLSU) partnered with game developer and publisher, Ubisoft, to launch two new undergraduate courses.
The new courses include Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major in Game Development, which will begin in Academic Year (AY) 2017-2018, and Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Multimedia Computing that will be offered in AY 2018-2019.
The two programmes will only be offered at DLSU Science and Technology Complex in Laguna.
"The university recognises the need to integrate industry-driven skills and experience into its technology research and innovation programmes. The alliance with Ubisoft will help provide this. Moreover, this will add to the University's globalised standards and give our students the opportunity to enrich their competencies in this field of study," DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC told iBlog La Salle, the official blogsite of DLSU.
The four-year Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major in Game Development course aims to prepare the students to become innovators and leaders in the growing industry of game development in Asia. As such, the course will begin with computer science theories to enhance the critical thinking, problem analysis, and software development skills of the students, before actual game designing and development.
Personnel from Ubisoft will also participate in co-teaching services. In addition, the partnership will support the training programmes and internships of the students.
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