The MSc provides students with the skills to become a key part of this explosive growth, and potential to become key innovators in this exciting and rapidly developing area. The MSc offers students with prior programming/scripting experience the transferable skills to design, develop and analyse games and simulations for a range of application areas and to conduct interdisciplinary research in the serious applications of games technology, particularly in healthcare, education and training.

As Virtual Reality and interaction technologies approach mainstream adoption, new opportunities for the application of immersive games technologies in engineering, medicine and in the home are putting

Study Details:

1 year full-time

Module Details:

Stage 1

  • Academic Skills for Masters Research
  • Serious Games Design & Implementation
    • 3D Modelling
    • Interactive Application Development
    • Serious Game Design & Research

Stage 2

  • HCI and Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Serious Games Development
  • Cross-school or SimVis Elective

Stage 3

  • MSc Research Project


Scottish/UK/EU students: £7,740 International students: £19,440

Entry Requirements

You should have a Honours degree or equivalent professional practice in any of the following disciplines:

  • Computer science, computer graphics, computer programming, software development, mathematics, or physics
  • Computer games programming, game development, game design, game art, 3D modeling and animation, interactive systems

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