A ground-breaking MA in Games Design and Development. The course combines input and tuition from leading games industry experts in design, art, production and audio with NFTS expertise in disciplines including screenwriting, animation, sound design and composition, to pioneer unique and innovative games.
-Taught by leading games practitioners and experts in the field. -An interdisciplinary learning experience. You’ll work alongside students from other NFTS courses including sound design, composing, screenwriting, cinematography, producing, production design, digital effects, editing and production management. -Build an in depth knowledge of all games design and development disciplines. -Develop industry contacts through conferences, event attendance, trade association involvement and visits from industry practitioners and luminaries. -Gain a practical knowledge of games software development, and the ability to experiment with new pipelines and evolving technologies and techniques. -Work on high profile solo and group projects, with plenty of opportunities to experiment, innovate and excel. -Unlike other schools, production costs are met by the school.
We welcome EU/EEA Students. Those accepted onto courses starting in 2018 will have their fees guaranteed at the UK rate for both years of the course. Postgraduate students can apply for a loan to help with their studies via the Student Loans Company Loans. A £ 10,000 loan is available to contribute to course and living costs. The Post Graduate Loan is only open to EU/EEA and UK Students who normally live in England. It is not currently available to Scottish, Welsh or Northern Ireland Students. Find out more here: https://nfts.co.uk/our-courses/masters/games-design-development
The MA in Games Design and Development is a world-leading postgraduate games programme taught by leading games professionals with a reputation, accreditation and alumni unlike any other. Students work alongside film, television and animation practitioners, developing creative and technical skills in games design, code, art, animation, production, audio and interface. The NFTS is a uniquely creative environment, enabling MA Games students to benefit from numerous collaborative opportunities across our production studios.
WHY STUDY GAMES DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT?
Videogames are a relatively young medium. The industry is continually innovating and evolving, and new platforms and technologies have created fantastic opportunities for technical invention and artistic innovation. The NFTS Games course provides the practical skills and creative knowledge to design, devise and build games, from inception to delivery. We strive to develop the creative leadership necessary to become a leading innovator and practitioner within the industry.