Comments about MSc Computer Games Programming - At the institution - Middlesbrough - North Yorkshire
You'll focus on the construction of a games engine and the tools used in its development. Topics such as kinematics, advanced agent behaviour and real-time interactive systems are studied in depth, and you'll be brought up to date with the latest academic research in interactive computer entertainment and intelligent environments.
The normal entry requirement is an honours degree, first or second class, in games programming or subjects such as computer graphics or visualisation, preferably with some computer games experience. Equivalent qualifications may also be considered - for example, applicants who have appropriate professional experience.
MSc Computer Games Programming
The course concentrates on all aspects of developing a game engine and the techniques required for real-time imagery and physical simulation. You'll explore the emerging AI techniques for games of the future and will develop your understanding and experience of research and collaborative working. The final stage will be devoted to your individual project.
Typically graduates go on to roles in the computer games industry and they also have the advanced skills for computer graphics applications.
If you want to develop your existing games programming knowledge and skills by exploring more advanced possibilities - this course is for you.
Modules on the MSc Computer Games Programming
-Collaborative Working and Enterprise
-Games Software Development
-Real Time Graphics
-Project and Dissertation