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Computer Games Technology MSc/PGDip

Computer Games Technology MSc/PGDip

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Full time | Abertay University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Games Design Computer Games Computer Appreciation / Introduction

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why Study Computer Games Technology?

Abertay’s postgraduate games courses are the best in the world outside of the US, according to the prestigious Princeton Review. Join our MSc Computer Games Technology and gain a globally reputable qualification which will make you highly desirable to employers. 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 studies, 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.

Modules

An understanding of the various techniques used to generate procedural content in games, tools and common media editing packages to a cutting-edge standard. You are also taught further graphics, games and general programming techniques and practices.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£16,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good Honours degree minimum of 2:2 ) or equivalent in computing including a good knowledge of object oriented programming and mathematics.