Taught course

Games Development

Abertay University · School of Arts, Media and Computer Games

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of upper second class (2:1) honours degree that demonstrates expertise in one the following areas: computer games technology, computer science, computer games design, games production, computer animation, 3D modelling, audio production.

Months of entry


Course content

The Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education at Abertay offers this unique, world-renowned programme. It’ll give you a skillset that encompasses far more than basic technical excellence, resulting in unparalleled opportunities for subsequent employment in the multi-billion pound games industry.

Get set to develop core development skills through applied project work, supported by experienced games industry practitioners. Enhance your skills in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration through teamwork with students and staff from other areas of games development.

You’ll apply developing technologies and practices to your own projects, demonstrate your work to leading industry figures and be encouraged to nurture relationships with fellow developers, industry professionals and companies through your demonstrable skill in the creation of games, mentorships and published research.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
01382 30 80 80
01382 30 80 81