Taught course

Digital Games

Dublin Institute of Technology · School of Media

Entry requirements

Honours bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher) in any discipline relevant to multimedia authoring, design, production or computer science.

Months of entry


Course content

Digital games comprise a large and fast-growing part of the global entertainment industry. This new masters programme will prepare graduates to become innovators in this exciting field. It provides a multi-disciplinary and well-rounded education in game conception, design and manufacture, uniquely building on the combined expertise of the Digital Media Centre, and the Schools of Media and Computer Science.

This masters programme which was merged with the masters in creative digital media in 2011 provides a thorough grounding in the core skills and knowledge of digital media & gaming technologies and offers specialist production techniques dedicated to the specific needs of the games industry. The course is designed to advance students' employment potential and addresses the specific needs of employment in the various game development industries particularly focusing on the independent game developer and new gaming platforms.

The masters in digital games is a specialisation under a broader masters in creative digital media which provides a number of other possible specialisations for students; these can be broadly categorised into, but not exclusive to, the following:

  • Mobile and Tablet Application Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Digital Games
  • Mobile and Web Applications
  • Information Design

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Brian Vaughan
01 402 7997