Taught course

Computing (Serious Games)

University of Northampton · School of Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject. It is assumed that students will have a working knowledge of computers and networks, it is also essential that they have practical hands on experience of at least one programming language. Applicants for whom English is not their first language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not meet our standard entry requirements, it is possible to undertake a single module and, upon successful completion of this module, progress to the full MSc qualification, contact us at science.admin@northampton.ac.uk to discuss this option.

Months of entry


Course content

Our postgraduate Computing (Serious Games) course allows you to study new and emerging technologies at a greater depth, develop your research and analytical skills and complete an individual thesis investigating an area you are particularly interested in.

This course combines elements of engineering and immersive technologies, giving you a well rounded education, as well as opportunities to work with our diverse range of industrial partners. You will reinforce your theoretical understanding through practical work as well as close ties with industry, so that you can develop the skills and experience you need to succeed in your chosen career.

You will study six modules and complete a dissertation. Some of the optional modules are only offered according to staff availability and student numbers.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
01604 735500