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Full time | Cardiff (Atrium) Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Enterprises

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA Games Enterprise is an innovative course that will give you the opportunity to develop design, production and enterprise skills. It builds upon the existing successful teaching at undergraduate degree level within this subject area that has produced award-winning game developers, SMEs, artists and designers.

The Games Enterprise masters is aimed at those who wish to expand their existing skills and develop their practice within an environment that functions as a small development company, but who also wishes to tailor their learning to their own specialism. Using proven industry simulation techniques and collaborative practices, this course emulates team-based activity as used within the industry.

Assessment

You will study through a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials and project supervision. Guest speakers from within the industry will enhance your experience – these might be from within the areas of design, programming, development or enterprise.

Towards the end of the course you will produce a final game with accompanying documentation that exemplifies the design process, play testing and evaluation, promotion and enterprise and, in addition, may have opportunities to showcase your work towards publishing your final game.

Careers

Successful graduates will be in a position to apply for roles within games development and also have the skills and knowledge to be able to set up their own start-up companies.

Our graduates have gone on to work for companies Ubisoft, Rockstar North, Codemasters, TT Games, Tiny Rebel Games, Painting Practice, Party Llama Games, 5th Planet Games and Breach VR.

Some have started up their own companies like Mochi Mode, Ironsmith Studios, other have gone on to work as freelancers or in games education.

Modules

Creative Entrepreneurship
Games Specialisation
Games Innovation Gauntlet
Exploration & Innovation
End Game

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,500

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a related field and/or substantial professional experience in a related field. You will be expected to have some experience of design, development and production processes, such as asset production, level design, programming or enterprise/production activity. You will be interviewed and expected to bring along a portfolio of work.

University information

The University of South Wales (USW) is progressive and career-oriented university, which provides high quality tuition and course content developed in collaboration with key employers and industry-leading professional partners. The university offers a huge selection of courses, over 500 in total, and a comprehensive selection of postgraduate taught and research programmes which are internationally regarded. Courses are designed with the needs of...more