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Games Design

This course is perfect for those passionate about the design and development of games. A highly creative and practical course you will be encouraged to develop innovative ideas to produce games across a range of platforms – both traditional and emerging.

Focusing on areas such as gameplay scripting, narrative techniques, level design and emerging technologies you will be taught key skills enabling you to create highly polished games using core game design principles and industry practices.

Taught by talented industry professionals who have worked on titles released on PC, Xbox and PlayStation, Ulster University is one of the top places to explore this constantly evolving and cutting edge subject.

The UK has a long history of making world class video games and Northern Ireland is now host to many successful independent studios making it an ideal destination to study game design.

Whether you are interested in contemporary technologies such as virtual, augmented or mixed reality devices or more traditional gaming platforms you will be supported by highly experienced tutors and the latest technologies and facilities helping you to explore new possibilities.

Will you be the creator of the next big thing in gaming?

Further enquiries



T: +44 (0)28 9536 7890


Brian Coyle


Enrolment and start dates

Year of entry: 2020/21

Postgraduate Information Session 5 March 2020

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