Postgraduate study at Edge Hill University

Games Programming and Visual Computing

The course provides you with the core skills and confidence required to apply and produce knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding games programming and visual computing. You will also gain strong practical experience in the latest technologies and programming languages underpinning this field of study. This will enable you to explore, adapt, create and utilise appropriate models, methods, practices, theories and computational techniques in the context of changing and evolving technology. There is the additional opportunity to develop and evaluate new or advanced bespoke solutions appropriate for games programming and visual computing in the modern era. Whether you are a recent graduate or already working in the IT industry and looking to change career paths, this Masters degree provides a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge in this dynamic subject area.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours (normally 2.2 or above) with 50% or more computing content.

This programme is an advanced MSc, which assumes an understanding of computing and computer programming that would normally be gained in a BSc which consists of at least 50% of a computing-related discipline and programming experience. Equivalent knowledge gained in alternative ways, for example through professional experience, is also acceptable.

For overseas applicants, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment methods

Your vocational capability, academic critical thinking and intellectual development will be assessed throughout the course. This is achieved through a combination of coursework, case studies, problem-solving exercises and examinations. You may be assessed individually or in a group.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2018 12,750 (Whole course) International 1 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Full-time September 2018 5,040 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Master of Science - MSc (PG) Part-time September 2018 28 (Credit) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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