Taught course

Computer Games Technology

Abertay University · School of Design and Informatics

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum of 2:2) or equivalent in computing, including a good knowledge of object oriented programming and mathematics.

Months of entry


Course content

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
  • Rockstar North

Others have set up successful games companies of their own.

Designed and maintained in close association with games companies

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.

Information for international students

All courses at Abertay University are taught in English. If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you meet our English language requirements. Please see https://www.abertay.ac.uk/international/english-language-requirements/ for our full list of accepted qualifications

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

If you’re a Scottish student, or if you meet the residency requirements, and are planning to study this course, you could be eligible for a postgraduate loan.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Recruitment Team
+44 (0)1382 308 080