About this program
MSc Computer Games Technology
Are you ready to take your game development skills and knowledge of computers to the next level? An MSc Computer Games Technology degree course is an important next step towards a rewarding career in one of the world's most exciting creative industries.
The course is project-based, so you'll define the focus and scope of your own work, while building your technological expertise. You'll also get plenty of hands-on experience designing, creating and managing your own research study.
When you graduate, you'll have all the tools you need to put your programming skills to work in both games, and other creative industries.
Qualifications or experience
- A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
English language requirements
- English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
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- Project Context and Definition
- Professional, Academic and Research Development
- Project Design and Development
- Project Evaluation and Resolution
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students
- Full-time: £7,800
- Year 1: £5,200
- Year 2: £2,600
- Full-time: £15,100
- Year 1: £10,070
- Year 2: £5,030
On this course, you'll:
- Design and develop software, systems, 2D and 3D assets, and innovative solutions for a major project of your choice
- Use the latest professional game content creation software and console development equipment
- Carry out client-based research
You'll graduate from the MSc Computer Games Technology degree course with the specialist knowledge and focused research skills you need to pursue a technology-related career, specifically in computer games.
Depending on your project choice, you can expect to find employment at home or internationally within the computer games industry, or in other areas where computer games technology is making an impact, such as Virtual Reality and simulation, film and television, training, and healthcare.
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University of Portsmouth
Join us at the UK's only island-city! At Portsmouth, we have five faculties: Business and Law, Science, Creative and Cultural Industries, Humanities, and Technology. Our highest ranking courses are in the field of Biology, but we also have a long...
Why study at University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.
Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.
The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.
The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.
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