Edinburgh Napier University understands the development of game products aimed at PC, consoles and mobile computing devices is a challenging and rapidly changing industry that demands highly skilled programmers with an assortment of abilities. This includes [..more..] integrating cutting edge research and development in with Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students. Edinburgh Napier University carries out research alongside established researchers in collaboration with leading companies from industry. The Edinburgh Napier University game technology group includes research into advanced physics, graphic, and artificial intelligence, such as, fluid dynamics, hair, soft-body, and the creation of interactive computer-animated characters for complex dynamic environments.
Edinburgh Napier University offers a range of taught programmes focused on computer programming techniques that are required to develop and produce high quality game products. The study programmes cover essential fundamentals of computer science and broader computing fields such [..more..] as user interfaces, physics-based animation, console development, highly parallel execution environments, and artificial intelligence.
The UK is a world leader in video-game technology and development. At Edinburgh Napier University, we aim to continue this trend. Developing, teaching and creating innovative solutions that push the limits of today's and tomorrow's technology into unknown territory. Creating [..more..] high-end video-game solutions requires complex software engineering that crosses multiple disciplines, including graphics, physics, and artificial intelligence. The Edinburgh Napier University Games Technology Group is always investigates new and innovative algorithms for real-time dynamic 3D environments, such as video games. Video games are at the cutting edge of virtual reality. The work at Edinburgh Napier University focuses on applications in graphics, visualization, computer design, simulation, and artificial intelligence.