University of Portsmouth

School of Creative Technologies

MSc Computer Games Technology



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Computer Games Technology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

About this course >> This course provides an international perspective of computer games development and the advanced skills to work within the industry. It is project-based, allowing you to define the focus of your work, whilst building technological expertise and gaining the hands-on experience of designing, programming and managing your own computer games prototype. Experience >> On this course you can: • Design and develop software, 3D graphics, and programs for a project of your choice • Use our cutting-edge, industry-standard software, game engines and console development kits in the building of your project • Have the opportunity to engage in real-world, client-based research Opportunities >> The advanced knowledge and focused research skills you will gain on this course will be beneficial and applicable in a range of technology-related careers. Specifically, you’ll be fully equipped to find employment within the computer games industry or other areas where computer games technology is making an impact. Here are some routes our graduates have pursued: • computer game development • multimedia production • animation • graphics and video editing • digital video film-making


1 Year (Full Time); 2 Years (Part-Time)

International Student Requirements:

Predominantly English-speaking applicants have no requirements. For all other applicants – English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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