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Commercial Games Development

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13750 GBP/year
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About

This Masters in Commercial Games Development at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) provides students with an intellectual experience of study in the field of games technology.

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Overview

This Masters in Commercial Games Development at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) developed and delivered by staff with both technical and games industry expertise, it is designed to meet the increasing shortage of technically adept games developers and programmers. The course also offers a unique pathway into the games industry and wider related research.

You will be engaged in advanced research and game development activities within PlayWest, UWE Bristol's in-house commercial games studio. Each member of the cohort plays their part in the development team according to his or her prior industry experience: those with more experience or a games-related degree will help guide the cohort as a senior developer, while others will take on the role of standard developer.

Careers / Further study

As well as post-doctoral study and employment in PlayWest itself, the course prepares students for a diverse range of roles within games development (indie and AAA provision), visualisation, virtual and augmented reality, software provision, visual effects, and mobile and app development.

Whether students progress onto employment, academia or their own entrepreneurial enterprises, the course provides a useful and unique launchpad to future success.

Programme Structure

You will study the following compulsory modules over the course of a year:

  • Commercial Games Studio 
  • Games Research and Development 
  • Creative Technology Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

this programme is now suspended for September 2021 intake

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
90
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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We normally require an honours degree of 2.2 or above in Games Technology or similar technical discipline, with a substantial software development component.
  • We can consider applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirement, but who do have relevant professional experience or qualifications. 
  • In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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