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Computer Games Technology

Master
12 months
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15250 GBP/year
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About

The postgraduate Computer Games Technology course from Abertay University is the best in the world outside of the US, according to the prestigious Princeton Review. 

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Overview

The 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.

Career Opportunities 

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. 

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Programming For Games
  • Applied Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Game Design and Development
  • Advanced Procedural Methods
  • Network Game Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree (minimum of 2:2) or equivalent in Computing. 
  • Including a good knowledge of Object Oriented programming and mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 7,500 GBP

Funding

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