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Games Design and Development

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

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you too are interested in a career in games design, our brand new Master of Design (MDes) programme in Games Design and Development allows you to explore your own creativity, develop game ideas, and launch your own games.

Design your own games

The School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences is delighted to introduce a new Master of Design (MDes) programme in Games Design and Development, available for 2019 entry. This innovative programme provides students with a unique opportunity to design and develop their own computer game to the highest industry standards while gaining hands-on experience with the product lifecycle, gathering technical and professional skills, and further practical entrepreneurship knowledge. It is the perfect stepping stone to enable students to smoothly transition to design and programming roles in the games industry.


Entry Requirements

An honours degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering Mathematics) with programming as a component of their degree or equivalent at the 2:2 level.

Reasonable experience in programming and University level Maths, and some familiarity with games is preferable.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MDes

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Department

Computer Science

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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