BS in Game Development

General

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Program Description

AUM's Game Development degree program is intended for students interested in computer science and computer graphics. Throughout the program, students work with the latest software as well as hardware technology in the industry. Covering all of the steps starting from conceptual planning to finished product, students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of not only the development but also the business models typically implemented in the industry.

 

Program Details

In the first two years, students will focus on completing the university’s General Education Program (42 US credits / 84 ECTS), which introduces five thematic areas: communication, data and quantitative literature, scientific inquiry, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will focus on topics relevant to their major. 

  • Program length: 4 years / 8 semesters.
  • Credits needed to earn the degree: 125 US credits / 250 ECTS
  • GPA needed to earn the degree: 2.0 or higher

Career Opportunities

  • Full-Stack Game Developer at a game development company.
  • Video Game Critic for visual and print media outlets.
  • Augmented Reality Guru at a cutting-edge tech firm.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research ... Read More

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research activities, and service to the community transform lives and serve society by educating ethically knowledgeable citizens, creating knowledge, and putting knowledge to work in a global setting. AUM educates a diverse student body to become ethically responsible global citizens, critical thinkers, and future leaders in an academically challenging learning environment. It strives constantly to innovate and enhance quality in teaching, research, public service and economic development. The way AUM delivers the degree programs makes up a crucial building block in the foundation of its identity. Each program guides students to building their knowledge from the ground up and structuring knowledge in a coherent and cogent way. It takes students all the way from basic principles to hands-on practice with the latest industry technologies relevant to their fields. Read less