Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design - MSc

In Birmingham

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    September 2021


Serious about working in games? Then enrol at the industry endorsed finishing school for games developers and artists.

MSc Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design (Gamer Camp: Biz) has been created in partnership with the likes of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Codemasters, Rare and Exient. It provides experience of working to deadlines as part of multi-disciplined, project team to produce playable games to a professional standard.

You will work in a simulated studio environment over full-time office hours, on real game briefs set with one or more of our partner developers.

It's a winning formula, with mentoring from industry veterans and support from leading game development teams. Recent graduates from Gamer Camp are employed by companies including TT Games, Creative Assembly, Ubisoft, Codemasters and Rockstar Games.




Birmingham (West Midlands)
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City North Campus, B42 2SU


Sep-2021Now taking bookings

To take into account

OpportUNIty: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market.

Passion for games Positive attitude Confidence to run a business and / or creative technical software development team Comfortable user of Windows or Mac OS applications Experience of web or software coding (HTML, Java, C, C++, C#)

Why Choose Us? The course will show you how to project manage the delivery of complex, creative and technically challenging video game products, and explain the business models available to generate income from games. Gamer Camp has been recognised as one of the top games courses in the UK, highlighted in the Livingstone-Hope Next-Gen report. Gamer Camp is part of the Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Academic Advisory Board. The course has been designed to give you an understanding and experience of game development roles in design, production, and business start-up, where you will also have a window looking how programming, art and audio design work within development. You will learn in a realistic game development studio environment using the School of Games, Film and Animation's facilities. You will make a number of small scale games and a large scale game, on platforms such as PC, tablet/mobile and console, in collaboration with our industry partners which include Sony London Studio, Codemasters, Rare, Exient, Natural Motion and Mediatonic. You will gain a real qualification, leaving with an MSc in Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design. As you go through the course you may find opportunities to set up your own business or work at a partner company; we will endeavour to help you to get to where you want to be in your professional career. Graduates have gone onto to work for companies such as Rockstar Games, Creative Assembly, Sega, Codemasters and Sony.

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  • Enterprise
  • Small Scale Video Game
  • Large-scale Video Game
  • Video Game Production

Course programme

In order to complete this course you must successfully complete all the following CORE modules (totalling 180 credits):
  • Small Scale Video Game Research and Planning
  • Small Scale Video Game Development
  • Large Scale Video Game Research and Enterprise
  • Large Scale Video Game Prototype
  • Major Project
Course Structure

The MSc Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design programme focuses on professional game development so that you can work as an effective team member within the remit of games design or games production. You may even wish to investigate ways of setting up your own studio with the knowledge and skills you learn from the programme. In summary, the course offers students:

PG Certificate- Semester One
  • Small Scale Project- Mobile
PG Diploma- Semester Two
  • Large Scale Project- PS4 Console & Enterprise Development
Master of Arts/Science- Semester Three
  • Final Major Project - PS4 Console and/ or Placement/ Start up.
Each module on Gamer Camp is dedicated to ensuring you have the understanding and skills to tackle the challenges of professional game development. The dedicated teaching weeks at the beginning of each module will give you a broad appreciation of process and methodology, combined with regular tutorials from both our industry veteran teaching staff and also where possible our external mentors from the game industry.

This is all about you, your professional development, your pursuit of perfection and your proven application of knowledge to practice through an intense game development experience that showcases your expertise, talent and professionalism.

Additional information

UK students
Fees - £9,800 per year

International students
Award: MSc Starting: Sep 2021
Mode - Full Time
Duration - 1 year
Fees - £14,500 per year

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Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design - MSc

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