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M.Sc. On Campus

Game and Media Technology

Utrecht University

24 months
Duration
20715 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Gaming and multimedia have assumed an important place in our society, giving rise to a booming industry with turnovers exceeding those of the movie industry and generating leaps in software and hardware development. The Master’s programme in Game and Media Technology at Utrecht University focuses on the technological aspects of gaming and multimedia in the context of computer science.

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Overview

In the research programme of gaming and simulation, you will explore:

  • Modelling virtual worlds
  • Creating character animation and behavior
  • Generating effective scenarios
  • Building multi-sensory interfaces

Drama, Style and Emotions

The Master’s programme in Game and Media Technology  at Utrecht University  also incorporates such aspects as drama, style, and emotions, with a focus on the technical aspects. Simulating the physics, biology, and psychology of the real world and bringing it to life in multi-sensory simulations are major challenges you will explore in our dynamic programme.

New types of games and hardware reach the market regularly. Moreover, there is increasing recognition of the value of games as an educational tool and the integration of multimedia tools into everyday life is continuing. This creates fertile grounds for those with an advanced degree in the area of Game and Media Technology.

Programme Objective

This Master’s programme in Game and Media Technology provides you with both fundamental and applied knowledge of the techniques for handling spatial data. You will gain the skills to perform research, analyse, and solve scientific problems — and to keep up with research progress in the fields of geometry, imaging, and virtual environments. Game and Media Technology graduates are highly valued employees in many companies and research facilities.

Career Prospects

The gaming industry has undergone rapid development in the past decades and now generates turnover that exceeds that of the entertainment and movie industry. Needless to say, the industry requires many savvy employees with high-level degrees in gaming and multimedia. 

In addition, the potential of games as an educational tool is increasingly recognised, giving rise to new market opportunities. The rapid development of the computer sciences and computer hardware – including new gaming media such as mobile phones – drives the constant need for up-to-date professionals.

Accreditation

Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Motion and Manipulation
  • Game Production
  • Multimedia Retrieval
  • Optimization and Vectorization
  • Small Project Game and Media Technology
  • Pattern Recognition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This is a selective master. You will be considered for admission to the Master's programme Game and Media Technology if you hold a University bachelor degree and can demonstrate a high level of knowledge and command of methods and skills in the relevant field.

Additionally, we consider:

  • Motivation and talent (also on the basis of average grade and past studies progress);
  • General high level of professional and intellectual ability;
  • Command of the English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20715 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20715 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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