Kingston University

Kingston University

Games Development (Programming)

This course focuses on developing experiential interfaces and games design principles. The emphasis on project and team work provides an industry-focused learning experience where students can hone specialist skills in a professional context. Work placements, real projects, internships and an industry mentoring scheme means this course arms learners for entry into the fast-growing and highly competitive digital media arena.

Entry requirements

A BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in a related subject such as mathematics, physics, computer science or games technology; portfolio may be required; 5 years' of relevant experience in lieu of a degree; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Digital interdisciplinary practice; digital content production processes; fundamentals of computer-generated imagery; applications of CGI; high-level games programming; low-level games programming. Option modules: agile development; multi-media communications; craft project; digital communications; digital audio.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays, presentations, research projects, dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East
Knights Park Kingston upon Thames KT1 2QJ South East

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Key information

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Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177