MSc Game Development (Programming)

Kingston University London

Program Description

MSc Game Development (Programming)

Kingston University London

Choose Kingston's Game Development (Programming) MSc

This course, one of a suite of digital media courses, enables you to study professional digital media practice in a micro-studio environment with a focus on the programming skills necessary for the field of games development. Through a student-centred project-based curriculum, you work as a games programmer to develop your specialist skills while working as part of an interdisciplinary team with students from across the full programme.

  • This course has been developed in consultation with our industry panel, which includes representatives from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, DreamWorks, and Samsung Design Europe. We are also an active member of TIGA, the games industry's representative body, and the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA).
  • This course has been designed to utilize the best digital media expertise and resources from across the University and will prepare you for employment in the digital media industry, where teams of specialists work together to develop and author innovative digital media projects.

What will you study?

You will design and create computer games, alone and in teams, using industry-standard production management tools and techniques that stimulate a professional environment of collaboration to deliver a product on time. You will also develop vertical-slice prototypes using new technologies, such as computer vision and stereoscopy, and will learn how to present yourself to potential employers through your professional presence and portfolio.

Assessment

Vertical slices, prototypes, demos, videos, presentations, design documents, essays.

PlayStation First

Kingston University is an educational partner of Sony through PlayStation First.

Course structure

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Modules

  • Digital Studio Practice
  • Media Specialist Practice
  • Real-time Programming
  • 3D Game Programming
  • Digital Media Final Project

Learn a language

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Cost & Fees

Home and European Union 2016/17

  • MSc full time £6,300
  • MSc part time £3,465

Overseas (not EU) 2016/17

  • MSc full time £12,900
  • MSc part time £7,095
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 31, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
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Price
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6,300 GBP
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Locations
United Kingdom - Kingston upon Thames, England
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