This degree offers a unique curriculum for graduates and professionals from various fields who want to get into the computer games and entertainment industries for the first time or for people who are working in those industries who want to upgrade their skills.
A potential candidate could be someone working writing software systems for a city bank who feels like a career change or a recent bright graduate in computing science who wants to target their skills for the games and entertainments industries.
The MSc is focused on advanced programming in C++, new technologies (including procedural programming for multi-core hardware and novel artificial intelligence programming for games) and team work. It is directed and taught by experts from the games and entertainment industries and leading researchers. The course can be taken on a 1 or 2 year basis to give flexibility to people who are working part-time.
Students work together in the Games Studio in the futuristic Ben Pimlott Building, surrounded by an exciting Research Context of genetic programming, complex geometry, pattern recognition and online meta-data tagging work. Students will be encouraged to combine innovation with intelligent programming towards producing a final term team project to make a playable computer game demo for PC or Console or Mobile.
William Latham, MSc programme Director (Creative Director of hit game The THING, PS2, Xbox, PC), said: "This is a very exciting programme and students who do this MSc will gain a firm positioning for a career in the multi-billion pounds Games and Entertainment industries, now expanding across Console Games, Massively Multiplayer games, Casual Games, Serious or Learning Games, Mobile and PC Games, and new emerging areas of social networking games."
"There is a big shortfall in the UK for good games programmers and technical managers/directors and this course will address this serious shortfall. During the course there will be opportunities and events for industry networking to hopefully secure jobs for students in the UK or abroad before they finish"
Places are still available for this September, for more information please visit: http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/computing/computer-games/
Sarah Empey | alfa
New silicon structure opens the gate to quantum computers
12.12.2017 | Princeton University
PhoxTroT: Optical Interconnect Technologies Revolutionized Data Centers and HPC Systems
11.12.2017 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration IZM
MPQ scientists achieve long storage times for photonic quantum bits which break the lower bound for direct teleportation in a global quantum network.
Concerning the development of quantum memories for the realization of global quantum networks, scientists of the Quantum Dynamics Division led by Professor...
Researchers have developed a water cloaking concept based on electromagnetic forces that could eliminate an object's wake, greatly reducing its drag while...
Tiny pores at a cell's entryway act as miniature bouncers, letting in some electrically charged atoms--ions--but blocking others. Operating as exquisitely sensitive filters, these "ion channels" play a critical role in biological functions such as muscle contraction and the firing of brain cells.
To rapidly transport the right ions through the cell membrane, the tiny channels rely on a complex interplay between the ions and surrounding molecules,...
The miniaturization of the current technology of storage media is hindered by fundamental limits of quantum mechanics. A new approach consists in using so-called spin-crossover molecules as the smallest possible storage unit. Similar to normal hard drives, these special molecules can save information via their magnetic state. A research team from Kiel University has now managed to successfully place a new class of spin-crossover molecules onto a surface and to improve the molecule’s storage capacity. The storage density of conventional hard drives could therefore theoretically be increased by more than one hundred fold. The study has been published in the scientific journal Nano Letters.
Over the past few years, the building blocks of storage media have gotten ever smaller. But further miniaturization of the current technology is hindered by...
With innovative experiments, researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrums Geesthacht and the Technical University Hamburg unravel why tiny metallic structures are extremely strong
Light-weight and simultaneously strong – porous metallic nanomaterials promise interesting applications as, for instance, for future aeroplanes with enhanced...
11.12.2017 | Event News
08.12.2017 | Event News
07.12.2017 | Event News
12.12.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
12.12.2017 | Earth Sciences
12.12.2017 | Power and Electrical Engineering