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.
Abertay really is THE place to study for a games degree. But don't take our word for it:
- UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
- Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback (Guardian Good University Guide 2021).
- Top 10 UK University for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020).
- Top 20 in the world for Video Games Education (Princeton Review 2022).