Research course

Intelligent Games and Games Intelligence

Institution
University of York · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2.1 or higher in a discipline related to game design, development or analysis. We will consider applications from applicants with significant other relevant experience, for example working in game design.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The EPSRC Intelligent Games and Games Intelligence (IGGI) Centre for Doctoral Training is a collaboration between the University of York, the University of Essex and Goldsmiths College, University of London. It will train the next generation of researchers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs in digital games.

The Centre is a unique opportunity for students to undertake PhD research in collaboration with our 60 industrial games partners and world-leading academics.

The doctoral programme combines practical skills training with advanced teaching in cutting-edge research topics and the chance to contribute original research to a growing academic area. Students also undertake two industrial placements during the programme, giving first hand industrial experience that will influence their research projects. Graduates will have the skills needed to succeed in a career in games, having also developed strong relationships with the leaders in the UK digital games industry.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
postgraduate@cs.york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 325500