Develop the skills and strong relationships with leaders in the UK digital games industry that will help you pursue a successful career in games- http://www.gold.ac.uk/pg/mphil-phd-intelligent-games/
As part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI) – a collaboration between Goldsmiths, the University of York, and the University of Essex – we are training the next generation of researchers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs in digital games.
It's a unique opportunity for you to undertake research in collaboration with our 60 industrial games partners and world-leading academics.
If you have specific questions about the degree, contact Dr Jeremy Gow.
The programme combines practical skills training with advanced teaching in cutting-edge research topics and the chance to contribute original research to a growing academic area.
There are 12 weeks of taught modules in the first year, covering:
You'll also undertake two industrial placements during the programme. This will give you first-hand industrial experience that will influence your research projects.
You could decide to carry out leading-edge research in emerging areas that could include:
Intelligent games/Believable characters
AI for game design
The MPhil programme offers the opportunity for the student to continue their research to a PhD.
Computing at Goldsmiths is ranked 17th in the UK for the quality of our research**
**Research Excellence Framework 2014, Times Higher Education research intensity subject rankings
The Department of Computing offers a creative, contemporary and pioneering approach to the discipline.
From developing computers that can compose music and paint pictures, to defining and implementing new social media tools and applications, we aim to invigorate computing and the world around it.
Learn by doing
We place a great emphasis on creativity, independence and ‘learning by doing’. Students undertake practical work in real-world situations, carrying out projects in ways that mirror industry practice.
We also promote an interdisciplinary approach to the subject: from computational arts to games and entertainment, and from data science to digital journalism.
You’ll be taught by industry experts – our academics are deeply engaged in current research, with many applying their knowledge and skills to developing cutting-edge technology. And we have close links with industry, too, regularly inviting leading professionals to deliver lectures and talks.
Skills & Careers
Develop the skills and strong relationships with leaders in the UK digital games industry that will help you pursue a successful career in games.
You'll be able to lead and define the state of the art in gaming, and will have the skills needed to shape the industry into one that is both technologically advanced and research aware.
You'll also benefit from the relationships you developed with the UK digital games industry, which could form the basis of a network of professional contacts that is likely to be very useful in the future.
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