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69 Bachelor Programs in Game Design

Many students who decide to pursue a Bachelor in Game Design embark upon coursework concentrating on techniques to take a game from concept through to completion. Holding a degree in this area provides a competitive edge in this extremely demanding field. What is a Bachelor in Game Design? It is a program that equips students with essential knowledge, such as production techniques. Participants wi… Read more

Many students who decide to pursue a Bachelor in Game Design embark upon coursework concentrating on techniques to take a game from concept through to completion. Holding a degree in this area provides a competitive edge in this extremely demanding field.

What is a Bachelor in Game Design? It is a program that equips students with essential knowledge, such as production techniques. Participants will also learn about the basic building blocks of game design and the tools used to translate the ideas to the screen. These approaches may include global themes affecting every segment of society to drive innovation and change in story development, gameplay, and production needs of the electronics industry. Students select options from an extensive array of processes that address aesthetics and immersion, design tools, prototyping, social implications, usability, testing, and play balancing.

There are numerous reasons why a student may choose to pursue a Bachelor in Game Design. Courses teach a variety of concepts, including cultural and societal impacts of electronic gaming, by evaluating the sociological, psychological, and anthropological effects of game design. Students can choose to take software development, computer platform technologies, object-oriented analysis and design, and network and telecommunication management classes.

Costs differ depending on the school. The program lasts between three and four years. It is important that you research thoroughly the program of your choice to make sure that it fits with your goals.

Graduates are in high demand for a number of increasingly competitive positions, such as specialized programmers, lead and content designers, game mechanics designers, artificial intelligence programmers, network programmers, and graphics programmers. Students will develop a strong creative, technical, and analytical foundation by interacting with peers, faculty, and industry professionals through intensive learning experiences.

Options are available at a variety of international universities. Online programs are an ideal choice for those individuals who live in remote areas worldwide with limited access to a facility. Web-based options cater to those who need a flexible schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Warsaw Film School
Warsaw , Poland

This 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the c ... +

This 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the competitive field of film and games industry. Students learn the professional skills necessary to become a film or video games director. Students will work on each others' productions with different crews, directors, cinematographers, actors, producers, game designers and receive a practical experience that helps to prepare upon entering the film and video game industry. Each student makes 4 films /exercises during the academic year plus the end of year film, all in close cooperation with other students of different specialization. Teamwork and cooperation are our fundamentals. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Wrexham Glyndwr University
Wrexham , United Kingdom

Rated first in Wales for overall satisfaction and teaching, this course is designed to develop strong technical game development and project management skills to enhance your ... +

Rated first in Wales for overall satisfaction and teaching, this course is designed to develop strong technical game development and project management skills to enhance your employability. -
BSc
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK
Mikkeli , Finland +1 More

The graduates of the Game Design degree will master game production with an emphasis on planning and developing games and acquiring a clear understanding of the game industry.

The graduates of the Game Design degree will master game production with an emphasis on planning and developing games and acquiring a clear understanding of the game industry. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 

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Rider University
Lawrence Township , USA

From your first video game console to your latest online app, games have fueled your imagination, stirred your heart and driven your competitive spirit. Now it’s time to turn ... +

From your first video game console to your latest online app, games have fueled your imagination, stirred your heart and driven your competitive spirit. Now it’s time to turn game and interactive media design into your career. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
25 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Universal Arts School
Los Angeles , USA +2 More

Learn the techniques of the industry to model fantastic worlds, design competition cars, create heroes and villains of legend or prepare sports competitions, as well as bring ... +

Learn the techniques of the industry to model fantastic worlds, design competition cars, create heroes and villains of legend or prepare sports competitions, as well as bring them to life to include them in a video game. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
IADE
Lisbon , Portugal

This program is project-based learning (PBL), which means each semester is based on a single, realistic project. By the end of the degree, students have already six products d ... +

This program is project-based learning (PBL), which means each semester is based on a single, realistic project. By the end of the degree, students have already six products developed (games or applications), which are the main elements of the portfolio they will present to the industry. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Breda University of Applied Sciences
Breda , Netherlands

Is it your dream to work in the game industry? In our game programme, one of the best in the world, you learn how to make interesting, attractive and, above all, playable game ... +

Is it your dream to work in the game industry? In our game programme, one of the best in the world, you learn how to make interesting, attractive and, above all, playable games. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich , United Kingdom

Winner of the TIGA award for Best Educational Institution, TIGA and Creative Skillset accredited, and member of the Sony PlayStation First Academic Partnership Programme, our ... +

Winner of the TIGA award for Best Educational Institution, TIGA and Creative Skillset accredited, and member of the Sony PlayStation First Academic Partnership Programme, our long-established BA (Hons) Games Art and Design degree course is renowned for producing graduates who excel in the diverse and constantly evolving industry of computer game design. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Informatics Academy
Singapore

This course includes the foundations of computing, programming, and a more advanced study of techniques for programming and producing software that can output high-quality thr ... +

This course includes the foundations of computing, programming, and a more advanced study of techniques for programming and producing software that can output high-quality three-dimensional graphics in real time. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 16 months
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth , United Kingdom

Bring your character designs and illustrative concepts to life with our BA (Hons) Animation & Games course, where you will invent new, imaginary worlds using the latest 2D ... +

Bring your character designs and illustrative concepts to life with our BA (Hons) Animation & Games course, where you will invent new, imaginary worlds using the latest 2D and 3D software and techniques. You’ll develop the technical skills and production experience necessary to thrive in the top animation and gaming creative studios internationally. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
15 Jan 2021
Campus
 
SAE Institute Berlin
Berlin , Germany

From anatomy studies for precise character modeling, to intricate textures, environments and integration with game engines, the programme develops your skills using industry s ... +

From anatomy studies for precise character modeling, to intricate textures, environments and integration with game engines, the programme develops your skills using industry standard technologies and production methods to create 3D Art for games. -
Bachelor
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 42 months
English
Campus
 
U-TAD Centro Universitario De Tecnología Y Arte Digital
Madrid , Spain

The U-tad Degree in Game Design provides you with the training to become a video game creator and designer.

The U-tad Degree in Game Design provides you with the training to become a video game creator and designer. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English, Spanish
Sep 2021
15 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park , USA

The Game Design bachelor of science program, designed to enhance your ability to work in a game studio environment, is comprised of high-level game design and production cours ... +

The Game Design bachelor of science program, designed to enhance your ability to work in a game studio environment, is comprised of high-level game design and production courses that will take you deep into the game development pipeline. You’ll cover key industry concepts influencing both systems and level designs that will prepare you to prototype and evaluate your game projects. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
20 - 29 months
English
Campus
Online
 
Vilnius Business College
Vilnius , Lithuania

To develop specialists who are able to perform the following tasks: to create, test and debug applications using modern programming tools and technologies, apply web services ... +

To develop specialists who are able to perform the following tasks: to create, test and debug applications using modern programming tools and technologies, apply web services and develop media entertainment, who are able to design, develop interactive games for computers and smart devices etc. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
La Salle Campus Barcelona – Universidad Ramon Llull
Barcelona , Spain

La Salle was the first university in Spain to offer both university studies in Multimedia Engineering (1996) and the first Degree in Multimedia Engineering (2008). More than 2 ... +

La Salle was the first university in Spain to offer both university studies in Multimedia Engineering (1996) and the first Degree in Multimedia Engineering (2008). More than 20 years of training and professional activity of our graduates are the best guarantee of our work. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English, Spanish, Catalan
Campus
 

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