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 Computer Games Technology studies at Abertay University, 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 A1 programmer. Opportunities also exist for graduates to become self-employed, freelance contractors or to start their own games development business.
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
A good Honours degree - minimum of 2:2 - or equivalent in computing.
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 7,500 GBP
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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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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