Computer Game Applications Development

Abertay University


Create games and interactive experiences or script game mechanics and programming tools by choosing a world-leading degree that arms you with the skills you need for a fast-paced and exciting career in the multi-billion pound computer games industry.

Widely recognised as the place to gain a games qualification, this degree will develop your skills in games programming, artificial intelligence for games, network programming, and interface design, making sure you’re adept in the use of industry standard game engines and technologies.

The programme boasts the best teaching in the area (a blend of industry and academic experience) and is designed to evolve as the games industry changes and technology advances. This ensures you’re well equipped for employment within the creative industries sector.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB plus Maths at National 5 at B.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at ABB plus Maths at National 5 at B.

For 2nd Year entry, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at AAB including Maths and Computing Science.

Start Date





BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years


School of Design and Informatics


Games and Arts

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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