Taught course

Computer Games Technology

Abertay University · School of Arts, Media and Computer Games

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Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum of 2:2) or equivalent in computing.

Months of entry


Course content

Studying this leading computer games master’s is a major step towards a rewarding career in one of the most exciting creative industries. Abertay graduates have gone on to work for leading computer games companies including Realtime Worlds, Sony, EA and Rockstar North.

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, it’ll 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 located in the city of Dundee – identified as a key hub of games-making activity in the UK.

Information for international students

English language requirements - A minimum proficiency level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

The scholarship below is open to all international students and those applying from England, Wales and Northern Ireland with a 2.1 or above for a postgraduate course. It's paid in two installments, in December and March.

Rest of UK Postgraduate Abertay Scholarships

This £2,000 award is open to all prospective new postgraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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

Student Recruitment Office
01382 308080