Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme responds to the pressing need for a high quality postgraduate degree serving the computer games and entertainment industries. The emphasis is on games design, art and animation, and will also develop the fundamentals of computer programming, entrepreneurship/business, and your own practice. You will also be able to work with industry partners. This MA will produce graduates who are well'positioned to have a career in this exciting worldwide industry, meeting the strong demand for graduate computer games designers and artists in the UK and abroad. The programme is delivered by a mix of professionals from the games and effects industries and from the research world.

Course Modules

Modules: Introduction to programming part 1; physical computing: Arduino and related technologies; business and practice; instruction to modelling and animation; advanced modelling and animation; history of computer games, art and animation; games design and games analytics; narrative and interactive fiction. You will also study: Industry placement or research project and dissertation.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £9,840 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £14,600 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA

Qualifications required:

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in a relevant/related subject or equivalent. You might also be considered if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. In some instances we may ask to see a portfolio of your work. If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test and no individual test lower than 6.0).