M.Sc. Computer Games Technology

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP12700 per Full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    GBP5200 per Full programme (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
MSc Computer Games Technology provides a global perspective of computer games development and supports you as you develop the advanced skills required to work both within the games industry and also related industries. The course is project-based, allowing you to define the focus and scope of your work, whilst building technological expertise and gaining the hands-on experience of designing, creating and managing your own computer games artefact, prototype or research study.



On this course you can:

  • Design and develop software, 3D graphics, and programs for a project of your choice
  • Use our cutting-edge, industry-standard software, game engines and console development kits in the building of your project
  • Have the opportunity to engage in real-world, client-based research

The specialist knowledge and focused research skills you will gain on the course will be beneficial and applicable in a range of technology-related careers. Depending on your project choice, you’ll be prepared to find employment internationally within the computer games industry, or in other areas where computer games technology is making an impact, such as Virtual Reality, Film, Training, Healthcare and Simulation.

Our students have pursued a wide range of project topics, including:

  • Computer games programming and technical design
  • Games research and critique
  • Virtual reconstruction and tourism of historic buildings
  • Virtual Reality for healthcare
  • Education, training and simulation
  • 3D modelling

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP12700 per full programme ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP5200 per full programme ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Courses Included:
  • Project Context and Definition
  • Professional, Academic and Research Development
  • Project Design and Development
  • Project Evaluation and Resolution

English Language Requirements

CAE score
193(Grade B)

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A minimum of a second-class honours degree in Computing or an art-based subject with a significant computing component, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 or equivalent with no component less than 6.0.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
Search all Pre-Masters

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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