Why Study Abertay's BSc (Hons) in Computer Game Applications Development?
Create games and interactive experiences or script game mechanics and programming tools by choosing a world-leading degree that arms you with the skills you need for a fast-paced and exciting career in the multi-billion pound computer games industry.
Widely recognised as THE place to get a games qualification, this degree will develop your skills in games programming, artificial intelligence for games, network programming, and interface design, making sure you’re adept in the use of industry standard game engines and technologies.
The programme boasts the best teaching in the area (a blend of industry and academic experience) and is designed to evolve as the games industry changes and technology advances. This ensures
you’re well equipped for employment within the creative industries sector.
You’ll graduate with the confidence and skills required to work in one of the most demanding industries in the world, giving you a distinct advantage over other computing graduates intending to pursue a career in the games industry.
Throughout the programme, you’ll be given the opportunity to work closely with local and global games industries, as well as collaborating with other games related courses, including art, media and audio.
This course gained an amazing 95% Overall Student Satisfaction rating in the 2020 National Student Survey and the University ranked in the top three Scottish Universities for Student Satisfaction. In addition, the prestigious Princeton Review rankings show our undergraduate games degrees in the world Top 15, while the University remains the best placed European institution for the fifth year in a row. And in the Guardian Good University Guide for 2021, Abertay ranked 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching, and 8th in the UK for overall student satisfaction.
Abertay really is THE place to study for a games degree.