- For graduates of computing-based awards who are aiming for a Computer Games Programming role in the games industry.
- Builds on your existing knowledge of programming, software engineering and computer systems, and covers the game-specific topics you need to succeed
- Gain industrial experience in an optional 6-12 month paid placement
- Dedicated games programming labs with facilities for PC, console and handheld game development
Designed to build on the computing knowledge gained in your undergraduate studies, this MSc will enable you to move into games programming and gain an in-depth knowledge of related specialised areas. The award covers a range of topics including: 3D graphics using DirectX, Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Low level PlayStation 3 & 4 programming, and software engineering for games.
Practical classes are taught using new high spec computers, mobile devices, and games consoles including the Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 & 4. By studying on this award, you will be at the heart of these exciting and innovative developments, and equipped for a future and promising career in this area. There is also the opportunity to complete a placement in the games industry.
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