Taught course

Video Game Development

Institution
Birmingham City University · School of Games, Film and Animation
Qualifications
MAMSc

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Entry requirements

Programming applicants should have, and be able to demonstrate:

  • Object-orientated programming skills, preferably C++
  • Experience working with Windows, Mac OS or Linux API's
  • Degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or related discipline is desired but not essential.
  • We'd like to see a real-time demo and its source code.

Games artist applicants should have, and be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to draw (eg character design, environment design, concept boards)
  • 2D and ideally 3D design skills
  • Animation skills
  • Degree in art, design, graphic, visual communications, animation or related discipline is desired but not essential

Months of entry

September

Course content

Serious about working in games? Then enrol at the industry endorsed finishing school for games developers and artists.

Gamer Camp: Pro (MA and MSc Video Games Development) has been created in partnership with the likes of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Codemasters, Rare and Exient.

We aim to help you become the perfect recruit for development studios within the game industry, uniquely combining professional, multidisciplinary game development practice with the latest industry insights and tools.

It's a winning formula. With mentoring from industry veterans and support from leading game development teams, our graduates are prepared for success. Recent graduates are employed by companies including Creative Assembly, Ubisoft and Codemasters.

Information for international students

English – IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any bands)

Programmers should also have: BE or BTech at 55 per cent or 50 per cent from a 5 star University from a four-year degree in either; Computer Science Engineering (CSE), Information Technology (IT), or Bachelor of Computer Applications.

Artists should also have: BA in Visual Communications, Art and Design or any relevant art subject.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,000 per year
International students
£16,300 per year

Refer to website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Gamer Camp
Email
iain@gamercamp.co.uk
Phone
+(44) 0121 202 4818