The Division of Games and Arts is home to Abertay’s internationally recognised research and teaching in game design, computer games technology, computer arts and sound and music production.
The Division’s programmes have been designed to support the development of technical and creative skills, and to provide exciting opportunities to collaborate closely with industry, lecturers and students from across different disciplines to design and develop live game prototypes and innovative creative media.
Our approach to game education incorporates workplace simulation and development environments.
The learning spaces are a combination of dedicated development studios and project spaces. Specialised spaces for content and asset creation include:
Abertay is also a leading partner in Sony’s PlayStation First initiative and is home to the largest PlayStation teaching lab in Europe.
Students have access to the latest development hardware and software on campus.
Academic staff in the division have pursued research on a diverse range of themes, including:
Recent research and knowledge exchange collaborations include projects with:
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