Despite its long history, Abertay is, without a doubt, one of the most modern universities in the United Kingdom. This Scottish university is the first in the world to offer a degree in Computer Gaming and the first in all of the UK to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence for the programmes offered in the field of Computer Gaming. It is also renowned for its "Dare to be Digital" international competition for students pursuing Computer Gaming.
Students who have successfully completed their Diploma in Game Technology followed by an Advanced Diploma in Game Design/Specialist Diploma in Game Development & Entrepreneurship are eligible to join the BSc Computer Games Application Development course at Abertay University as a third year student.
Successful completion of a Diploma in 3D Animation followed by an Advanced Diploma in 3D Animation also grants eligibility to join the BSc Computer Arts programme at Abertay University as a third year student
With Oscar-winning Alumni that made remarkable movies like The Revenant and Inside Out, AAU’s students’ work speaks for itself. AAU has more than 24 faculties providing courses in the fields of design, communication and the arts, with more 1,400 lecturers. It prepares aspiring professionals, with more than 17,000 students pursuing various associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in subjects ranging from Digital Arts to Game and Interactive Media design.
Most interestingly, AAU has special recruiters and invited guests from companies such as Lucas Arts, Pixar, Disney and Nike visiting throughout the year to offer industry placements to their students.
With such credentials, MAGES Institute of Excellence is proud to share a partnership with AAU. This is through the successful completion of the Diploma followed by the Advanced Diploma in Game Technology or 3D Animation, or the Diploma in Communication Design followed by the Specialist Diploma in Motion Graphic Design. This creates pathways in Game Technology, 3D Animation and Graphic Design courses at AAU for our students.
These partnerships will prove to be amazing platforms for our students to extend their learning and widen their perspectives in different parts of the world, having built a strong foundation in Asia’s tech hub, Singapore.