Why study Computer Game Applications Development at Abertay?
Learn how to create games and interactive experiences. Find your niche - such as scripting game mechanics, creating audio or programming tools - on this world-leading Computer Game Applications Development degree. Develop your skills in games programming, gameplay mechanics, graphics, game networking, and game audio which you’ll use to prototype games.
Widely recognised as THE place in Europe to study games, you’ll develop skills in:
You’ll also work on console game development and be up to date with current applied game technologies.
Gain the skills to pursue a career in the games industry
We ensure you’re adept in industry standard game engines and technologies, and ready for a fast-paced, exciting career in the multi-billion-pound computer games industry. You’ll graduate with all the confidence and skills you need to work in one of the most demanding industries in the world, giving you a distinct advantage over other computing graduates in this field.
Work with local and global games companies
Using a blend of industry and academic experience, the course evolves as fast as the games industry changes and technology advances. You’ll get the opportunity to work with local and global games companies, as well as collaborating with students from other games courses like art, media and audio, arming you with all the skills you need to get the best possible start to your career.
This course scored an amazing 95% Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey and ranked in the UK top 5 for Course Satisfaction (Computer Science and Information Systems) in the 2022 Guardian University Guide.
Did you know...? Abertay is the UK's TOP university for videogames education (The Princeton Review 2023).