Masters in Computer Science & IT

Video Games & Multimedia

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Video games and multimedia degrees enable the critical study of games. This discipline focuses on theories and concepts of game design and multimedia content creation on various types of platforms. As part of the entertainment multimedia field, creating video content is the most important process in designing video games. Video games and multimedia integrates elements of graphic design, computer science and IT.

Multimedia refers to the use of various forms of media, such as graphics, sound, animation and text, to transmit information to users. Multimedia is related to the fields of communication and journalism and is, for the most part, based on the implementation of computer technology.

Courses in video games and multimedia offer knowledge and relevant information on topics such as: three dimensional graphics, games analysis design, entertainment technology, game animation, applications of virtual reality.

Students will develop programming skills and will be able to design concepts and solutions using specialised computer software. Future video games designers make use of imagination and visual sensitivity to identifying relevant and applicable principles in games design and implementation.

Graduates can find jobs in the field of video games design as software developers, graphic and animation designers, multimedia creators, network optimisation specialists, process model specialists, and more.

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