Join our Computer Games Technology course from Abertay University and gain a globally reputable qualification which will make you highly desirable to employers. Our graduates have gone on to work with the world’s most recognisable games companies, including Ubisoft, Sony, EA and Rockstar North. Others have set up successful games companies of their own.
It’s an ideal route if you wish to expand and focus your existing programming skills for the development of computer games. Designed and maintained in close association with games companies, the MSc Computer Games Technology course will provide you with access to a range of state-of-the-art facilities.
During your studies, you’ll benefit from being part of a community of likeminded individuals within our School of Design and Informatics.
With strong industry links and the opportunity to work on real team projects, you’ll benefit from developing the skills and expertise essential to computer games companies, as well as building your own network of contacts in this exciting industry.
And, of course, you’ll be studying your Masters in the city of Dundee – identified as a key hub of games-making activity in the UK.
Employment opportunities exist in a variety of sectors including computer games development, graphics and visualisation, multimedia and education.
Typical job titles include games programmer, graphics programmer, and AI programmer. Opportunities also exist for graduates to become self-employed, freelance contractors or to start their own games development business.
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- Programming For Games
- Applied Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence
- Network Game Development
- Research Methods
- Game Design and Development
- Advanced Procedural Methods
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesMathematics Video Games & Multimedia Computer Sciences View 74 other Masters in Video Games & Multimedia in United Kingdom
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- A good honours degree (minimum of 2:2) or equivalent in Computing. Including a good knowledge of Object Oriented programming and mathematics.
- A minimum proficiency level of IELTS 6.0 (no individual test lower than 5.5) or equivalent is required.
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International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
National5500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 7,500 GBP
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.