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Computer Game Engineering MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Games Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Computer Game Engineering MSc will enable you to become a software engineer in game engine technologies, real-time graphics programming and simulation technologies.

In collaboration with a number of high profile industrial leaders and computer game innovators, we have created an advanced course producing graduates with the potential to become future leaders in the global computer games industry.

The course is for honours graduates in computing science or a discipline with significant computing and/or mathematical content, such as computing, information systems, mathematics, engineering, systems engineering or physics.

You will benefit from:

an industrial advisory board made up from high profile UK games companies
industrial placements at leading game studios
industry-sponsored prizes each year in categories such as Best Team, Best Project and Best Student
a technical focus on game engineering

Newcastle has a first class record of research related to the development of computer game technologies and 97% of our graduates are in employment following graduation. Our graduates have gone on to work as programmers for a wide range of companies including:

Ubisoft Reflections
Fluid Pixel
Nosebleed Interactive

The staff delivering this course have international reputations for their contributions to the fields of online gaming, graphics and simulation, artificial intelligence, programming and human computer interaction.

You will be encouraged to play a full part in the life of the School, participating in seminars delivered by distinguished external speakers. The experienced and helpful staff at Newcastle will be happy to offer support with all aspects of your course from admissions to graduation and developing your career beyond.

Accreditation

We have a policy of seeking British Computer Society (BCS) accreditation for all of our degrees, so you can be assured that you will graduate with a degree that meets the standards set out by the IT industry. Studying a BCS-accredited degree provides the foundation for professional membership of the BCS on graduation and is the first step to becoming a chartered IT professional.

Our Computer Game Engineering MSc has Creative Skillset Accreditation as well as being officially recognised as a NVidia CUDA Training Center.

The School of Computing at Newcastle University is an accredited and a recognised Partner in the Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to equip students with skills required to research and evaluate technological advancements. This module provides students, under one-to-one supervision with a faculty member coupled with lectures and seminars, the skill-set required to research a recent advancement in the area of computer game development. The topic of interest will be chosen by the student and be a technically challenging area which has witnessed engineered solutions that have eased game development in recent times.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£24,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in computing science or a discipline with significant computing and/or mathematical content, such as: computing information systems mathematics engineering systems engineering physics