Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Computer Games Systems

This course will provide students with the knowledge and experience to specialise in the design of games systems, using suitable programming languages and their development environments for the production of efficient games software solutions. Students will also learn how to create distributed and virtual-reality games systems using novel platforms, languages and environments.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in computing, technology, engineering or science that includes development of programming skills in Java, C++ or similar. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Course modules

Modules include: advanced software engineering; 3 dimensional games algorithms; computer games development; mobile interactive systems; applied artificial intelligence; research methods; major projects.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: research project; written assignments; case studies; oral presentations; coursework reports.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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