Taught course

Computer Game Engineering

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Computing Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in computing science or a discipline with significant computing and/or mathematical content, such as: computing; information systems; mathematics; engineering; systems engineering; physics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is one of the first of its kind in the UK and has a graduate employment rate of 97%. It prepares you for careers as software architects, project managers or software developers. You may also operate as a software consultant or do further research.

In collaboration with a number of high profile industrial leaders and computer game innovators, we have created an advanced course producing graduates with the potential to become future leaders in the global computer games industry.

The course is for honours graduates in computing science or a discipline with significant computing and/or mathematical content, such as computing, information systems, mathematics, engineering, systems engineering or physics.

You will benefit from:

  • an industrial advisory board made up from high profile UK games companies
  • industrial placements at leading game studios
  • industry-sponsored prizes each year in categories such as Best Team, Best Project and Best Student
  • a technical focus on game engineering

The staff delivering this course have international reputations for their contributions to the fields of online gaming, graphics and simulation, artificial intelligence, programming and human computer interaction.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Email
cs.admissions@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8072