Computer Games - Programming
at Abertay

How it works

You can see all the videos, guides and booklets for Applicant Day below:

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Course Information for Computer Games-Programming

Since launching the world’s first computer games degree over twenty years ago, Abertay has been instrumental in building the city of Dundee as a global hub for computing and gaming. We’ve been ranked the top university for computer games education throughout the UK and Europe for six years in a row by the prestigious Princeton Review. Our gaming students work in the Centre of Excellence in Computer Games Education, a new studio-based learning environment filled with the latest technology.

Abertay is the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality.


Dean of School Welcome

The differences between the programming courses. (Computer Games Technology and Computer Game Applications Development).

Gaming Tour of Dundee

Games Industry Advice – Dundee as a creative hub 

Guides and booklets 

Meet Our Students

Current students

My favourite places to hang out in Dundee: Ruairidh

Why I chose to study at Abertay University: Ellora

Being a mature student at Abertay University: Rhuari

Being an International student at Abertay: Gabriela

Differences between college and university from a student perspective: Thomas

Why I like studying at Abertay: Megan 

Our graduates

What our grads did next

Jack: Game Design and Production graduate

Katy: Computer Arts graduate

Uni Life

Students talk about uni life during the pandemic:





An Abertay Student on a blue coloured background

Campus and City

Go ahead and look inside for videos of our campus, library, halls of residence and about the beautiful and exciting city of Dundee.

Campus Tours

City of Dundee

Visit our chat rooms

Chat To Us

Visit out chatrooms

A big part of Applicant Day is getting your questions answered. We have a host of different chatrooms by academic subject and other categories. Our friendly lecturers, support staff and students are waiting.

You can choose to type a question on the public chat or choose someone in the chatroom to send a direct message.