Key factsResearch in these fields fall under the Masters by Dissertation, or Dissertation with Creative Work. The Digital Arts degree allows candidates to focus on a range of topics, and have the option to link their research to their own creative practice.Research in Interactive Narrative includes work on Storytelling in Interactive Environments, Visual Storytelling, Hypermedia Narrative, Creative Writing in Interactive Media, and Scriptwriting of Interactive Environments.This Masters from University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg allows for research from the perspective of candidates from other disciplines in the humanities (for example Anthropology, English Literature, Psychology), from arts and design backgrounds AND candidates from engineering, science and technology backgrounds who wish to engage with the creative possibilities offered by games and interactive stories.As this is a developing field in South Africa with almost no research available within a local context we encourage study into South African and African industries and practices.
- Research topics in Games include Game Design, Games in Culture, Games as Artistic Expression, Games in Education, Serious and Applied Games, and Simulation.
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Video Games & Animation View 19 other Masters in Visual Arts in South Africa
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