Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Computer Game Engineering

The course prepares you for careers as software architects, project managers or software developers. You may also operate as a software consultant or do further research. In collaboration with a number of high profile industrial leaders and computer game innovators, we have created an advanced course producing graduates with the potential to become future leaders in the global computer games industry. The course is for honours graduates in computing science or a discipline with significant computing and/or mathematical content, such as computing, information systems, mathematics, engineering, systems engineering or physics. You will benefit from:an industrial advisory board made up from high profile UK games companies; industrial placements at leading game studios; industry-sponsored prizes each year in categories such as Best Team, Best Project and Best Student; a technical focus on game engineering.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in computing science or a discipline with significant computing and/or mathematiocal content, such as computing, information systems, mathematics, engineering, systems engineering or physics; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8072