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Computer Games Technology MSc/PGDip

Abertay University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Abertay University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This 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.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of sectors including computer games development, graphics and visualisation, multimedia and education. Typical job titles include games programmer, graphics programmer, and AI programmer. Opportunities also exist for graduates to become self-employed, freelance contractors or to start their own games development business. Students can exit at Postgraduate Diploma level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    153 64%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    46th

    10

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