M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Games

Technological University Dublin

18 months
20250 EUR/year
8150 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Digital games comprise a large and fast-growing part of the global entertainment industry. This Masters programme will prepare graduates to become innovators in this exciting field.


It provides a multi-disciplinary and well-rounded education in game conception, design and manufacture, uniquely building on the combined expertise of the Digital Media Centre, and the Schools of Media and Computer Science.

The programme

This Masters programme which was merged with the masters in creative digital media in 2011 provides a thorough grounding in the core skills and knowledge of digital media & gaming technologies and offers specialist production techniques dedicated to the specific needs of the games industry.  The course is designed to advance students' employment potential and addresses the specific needs of employment in the various game development industries particularly focusing on the independent game developer and new gaming platforms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Authoring Principles
  • Information Modelling
  • Design Practice
  • Digital Media Tools
  • Production
  • User Interaction Design
  • Project Develop & UX Treatment
  • Game Systems
  • Game Engines
  • Social Media Applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Honours bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher) in any discipline relevant to multimedia authoring, design, production or computer science. Selection may be by interview. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20250 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8150 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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