At the same time, it emphasizes fundamentals that will be equally valuable in other types of positions. To satisfy the Computer Science - Game Development program at University of Maryland Baltimore County, students should complete all of the regular CMSC BS requirements, plus the following (we’ve indicated which of these courses are planned in the next semester or two).
The computer games industry has become big business. The Entertainment Software Association reports that the computer games industry made $30.4 billion in revenue in 2016. With over 20 active studios, the Baltimore/DC metropolitan area is a hotbed of game development.
According to Game Developer magazine’s annual salary survey, programmers in the games industry had an average annual salary of $93,251 in 2014 and artists averaged $74,349. UMBC students have gone on to work at leading companies such as Bethesda Softworks, Breakaway Games, Day One Studios, Epic Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Stardock, ZeniMax online studios and Zynga, as well as associated companies such as AMD, Emergent, and Organic Motion.
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- Computer Graphics
- Artificial Intelligence
- Games Group Project
- Graphical User Interface Programming
- Software Engineering
- Numerical Computation
- Parallel Processing
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- 48 months
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DisciplinesVideo Games & Multimedia Computer Sciences View 153 other Masters in Video Games & Multimedia in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
- A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
- An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
- Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
- A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
- All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores
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International24338 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
National24338 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
In-State8704 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4352 USD per semester during 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.