Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2018 cohort. To apply, follow this link to the application page.

The Masters of Science in Game Design & Development at the University of Limerick is Ireland’s most advanced game design and development master’s course. With a solid foundation of computer science, the programme is designed and led by award-winning game designer and educator Brenda Romero and commences in Fall 2018 with a select group of high-calibre applicants. 

Why choose the MSc program at University of Limerick?


The Program:

Dedicated, experienced faculty: The Computer Science and Information Systems Department at UL is home to some of the EU's top creators, scientists, designers and researchers. We are dedicated to our field and our craft and have significantly contributed to both 

Unique, Crafted Curriculum: The two-year program takes students through the theory, practice and process of creating a game from concept to completion. Throughout the course of your education, you will create numerous games either as a solo developer or in collaboration with a team and work to expand your horizons. We offer a course based on industry experience. 

Award-Winning and World-Class Advisory board: Drawing from both national and international sources, the programme’s advisory board work with the course director to fine tune course offerings and to ensure the programme maintains its edge. Advisors include representatives from leading technology companies and institutions including Oculus, Intel, Microsoft and many others.

Diversity of Course Offerings: The MSc in Game Design & Development is located on the UL campus offering you a tremendous range of other class offerings, not to mention access to and regularly upgraded facilities. Choose from specialties in Interactive Media, Art and Technology, Computer Programming or double down on some more challenging game design course offerings.

Diversity of Faculty and Students: The MSc in Game Design & Development programme is committed to diversity of students, faculty and ideas. University of Limerick is an Athena Swan Bronze Metalist. The Athena SWAN Charter encourages and recognises commitment to combating under-representation and advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine roles within the higher education and research sectors.  

To Apply, follow this link to the application page.