Abertay University

Abertay, the university which invented degrees in computer games, at the heart of the city of Dundee, where Grand Theft Auto was born and Minecraft for Xbox 360 is designed. Scotland has a booming games and creative industry and Dundee is its hub. No small part because Abertay has 20 years of being in games and is the number one university for games education (not just in the UK, but the whole of Europe).

Our students are taught by the best – people who’ve worked on some of the biggest games in the industry – GTA, Lemmings, Angry Birds, Crackdown. All our games courses are accredited, most by Creative Skillset,the quality mark for excellence in media education. We work with leading industry professionals and build in game challenges for our students such as the renowned Dare Academy.

Our graduates are in high demand in the UK and globally. Many work for companies that are household names, such as Ubisoft, Rockstar North, Microsoft and Outplay Entertainment.

Come and visit us at gamescom to find out where our game design programmes could take you!