Heather Fletcher, MSc Serious Games and Virtual Reality, 2023.

Serious Games and Virtual Reality

Award
MSc Serious Games and Virtual Reality
Location
Glasgow
School
School of Innovation and Technology
Applications
Direct to School

Programme overview

The MSc provides students with the skills to become key innovators in this exciting and rapidly developing area. The MSc offers students the transferable skills to design, develop and analyse games and simulations for a range of application areas and to conduct interdisciplinary research in the serious applications of games technology, particularly in healthcare, education and training. As Virtual Reality and interaction technologies approach mainstream adoption, new opportunities for the application of immersive games technologies in engineering, medicine and in the home are putting games at the forefront of innovation worldwide. At the School of Innovation and Technology we already have years of experience working on a wide range of serious games based projects for industrial, medical, heritage and education clients, building on our research and our expertise in 3D modeling and animation, motion capture technology and software development. We are pleased to be able to share our experience and expertise with this MSc. All GSA degree programmes are validated by the University of Glasgow.

Heather Fletcher, MSc Serious Games & Virtual Reality, 2023

How to apply

More on how to apply for all of our postgraduate programmes.

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Application Guidelines + Digital Portfolio

Heather Fletcher, MSc Serious Games & Virtual Reality, 2023.

This guide contains important information including entry requirements, English language requirements, the application process and sample portfolios.

Postgraduate Showcase

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Graduate destinations

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Information to Support You In Planning Your Learning

Additional information to support you in planning your learning. Individual departments levy material fees as indicated on this page. You should budget for each year of your programme of study and should allow for costs over and above your fees and maintenance.

Current Programme Specification

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Reading Lists

Visit the library for the specialist reading lists for this programme. Key resources are expected to be read/viewed by all students enrolled on this course during study. You can also find wider and suggested reading on the subject, with many of the contents available to read online once students have enrolled on the programme.

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International Students + VISAs

As one of the leading art schools in the UK, The Glasgow School of Art welcomes international students to all of its programmes. The School offers an environment in which difference is encouraged and diversity of background and approach is valued.

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Exchange & Study Abroad

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This programme participates in the Associate Student Scheme

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This programme is subject to validation

We review the content of our programmes regularly, making changes where necessary to improve the student experience and our graduate prospects.  This programme is being reviewed and is subject validation. You can read more about what ‘Subject to Validation’ means here.

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