Bachelor of Science in Game Development

AUM American University of Malta

Program Description

Bachelor of Science in Game Development

AUM American University of Malta

The Bachelor of Science in Game Development is designed for students interested in game development programming at the highest level, including computer science and computer graphics professionals retooling for the game industry. (Accredited by NCFHE)

How to Apply for Undergraduate Admissions

We know the application process to university can feel like a daunting and complex task. At the American University of Malta, we've tried to make applying to our university as simple as possible, and while it is a relatively straightforward process, we do require several supporting documents. Below you will find an easy to follow checklist of items you will need to submit, followed with more specific information for each requirement.

Undergraduate Application Checklist and Requirements

  • Completed AUM undergraduate application
  • Official secondary school records
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • SAT scores (where applicable)
  • Counselor or teacher letter of recommendation
  • Documentation of extracurricular activities or other achievements
  • Personal statement
  • Application Fee

Secondary School Records

You will need to submit your secondary school records along with your completed undergraduate application. If your school records are in a language other than English, you will also need to include a certified translation.

All students admitted to AUM are required to have completed 12 years of schooling and to have a minimum cumulative grade average of 80 or its equivalent.

Common secondary education certificates that AUM accepts are:

  • American style high school diploma or certificate
  • AP program
  • British System combination of:
  1. GCSE/IGSCE "O" Levels: five subject exams with grades of A, B, C or D, and
  2. A/S or A Levels: three subject exams with grades of A, B, C or D
  • Maltese System combination of:
    1. Matriculation Certificate, and
    2. Secondary Education Certificate (SEC) examinations in English language, Maltese and Mathematics*, and
    3. A/S or A Levels: three subjects exams with grades of A, B, C or D
  • IB certificate
  • Other school leaving certificate
  • English Language Proficiency Score

    AUM classes are taught in English and, as such, AUM requires demonstrated proficiency in the language. One of the following exams will meet this requirement and you will need to enter our school code to have the results sent directly to us.

    • TOEFL (You are able to have your scores sent directly to us by using our school code B757) - AUM accepts the following minimum TOEFL scores: PBT 550 or above iBT 79-80 or above CBT 213 or above
    • IELTS - AUM accepts a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or
    • ACT - AUM accepts a miminum reading score of 18 and English score of 20
    • SAT You are able to have your results sent directly to us by using our school code 7057 - AUM accepts a minimum reading and writing score of 550

    The English language proficiency requirement can be waived if you meet one or more of the following:

    • You are a native speaker of English and you have completed your secondary education in an English medium institution in a country where English is the official language
    • You are a student admitted to an institution in which English is the language of instruction and have attended at least four years

    AUM reserves the right to request English test results from any applicant.

    SAT Scores

    The SAT is only required from students that will obtain an American style high school diploma.

    • SAT Have your scores sent directly to AUM by using our school code 7057 - AUM accepts a minimum SAT score of 550 or above
    This school offers programs in:
    • English


    Last updated October 23, 2017
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
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    Jan. 2018
    Sept. 2018
    Duration
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    4 years
    Full time
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    Locations
    Malta - Cospicua
    Start date: Jan. 2018, Sept. 2018
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    Jan. 2018, Sept. 2018
    Malta - Cospicua
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