ThinkSpace Education

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of Chichester

MA Sound Design for Video Games (Taught)

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Course summary

Game audio is a rapidly expanding and extremely creative area of the video games industry. Our online master’s course in Sound Design for Video Games, is the only one of its kind in the world. It is designed to prepare you, both creatively and technically, to work as a sound designer and eventually an audio lead or audio director. Taught and mentored by top video games sound designers, you will learn how to create the sounds that brings the world of the video game to life. Then you’ll go on to implement your sound in the game industry using standard middleware like FMOD. For those with a background in audio production, audio engineering or music, Sound Design for Video Games offers a great career opportunity in a fast growing industry, while doing something that is both creatively and technically demanding and rewarding.

Course details


Game Audio Technology, Foundations of Game Music and Audio, Research Skills and Critical Reflection, Sound, Music and the Moving Image, Interactive Audio, 3D Audio Environments, Advanced Audio, Elective, Final Major Project.

Assessment method

All assessments will be practical coursework.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any subject. A limited number of places are available for non-degree holders (See website for more details).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9750 Whole course
Scotland £9750 Whole course
Wales £9750 Whole course
EU €11600 Whole course
International £9749 Whole course

Additional fee information

PLEASE NOTE: As UCAS to not currently allow the displaying of $USD prices, the international fee is a placeholder. The full course fee for international students is $12,950
MA Sound Design for Video Games at ThinkSpace Education - UCAS