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72 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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Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, United Kingdom

Our BSc (Hons) Games Development degree is all about hands-on games development. On this course, you’ll learn the end-to-end process of making games and discover what it takes ... +

Our BSc (Hons) Games Development degree is all about hands-on games development. On this course, you’ll learn the end-to-end process of making games and discover what it takes to become a successful games developer. -
BSc
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
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
Sep 2020
Campus
George Mason University Korea
Incheon, South Korea

The 120-credit Computer Game Design program enables students to focus on the artistic components of computer game design while providing them with the technical skills prerequ ... +

The 120-credit Computer Game Design program enables students to focus on the artistic components of computer game design while providing them with the technical skills prerequisite to the field. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 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
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
Sep 2020
Campus
SAE Institute Berlin
Berlin, Germany

From the fundamentals to advanced modules that cover game programming in detail, graduates of this study programme emerge with highly marketable skills, which power one of the ... +

From the fundamentals to advanced modules that cover game programming in detail, graduates of this study programme emerge with highly marketable skills, which power one of the largest sectors of the creative media industries. -
Bachelor
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 42 months
English
Campus
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
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
Campus
AAS College
Thessaloniki, Greece

BA (Hons) Animation and Games Art will allow you to explore the pre-production pipeline and be able to apply animation to a wide range of media. You will study and develop tra ... +

BA (Hons) Animation and Games Art will allow you to explore the pre-production pipeline and be able to apply animation to a wide range of media. You will study and develop traditional animation techniques, plus key digital skills in 2D and 3D, while learning the core principles of character-led animation. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
Long Island University
Brookville, USA

The Digital Game Design and Development program at LIU Post offers a project-based curriculum that allows students to develop skills in all areas of game development, includin ... +

The Digital Game Design and Development program at LIU Post offers a project-based curriculum that allows students to develop skills in all areas of game development, including game design, computer programing, and visual design. The program focuses heavily on game creation. During their time at LIU Post students work on several solo and group-based projects, giving them a chance to develop a broad range of game creation skills. Before graduating, students complete a capstone thesis project that can be used as a portfolio piece on a job application or as an independent commercial project. -
Bachelor
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds, United Kingdom

This course will equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge to enter the games, digital and creative entertainment industries. You will focus on three main areas: prog ... +

This course will equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge to enter the games, digital and creative entertainment industries. You will focus on three main areas: programming and software engineering; art, concept and asset production; and game design studies, practice and theory. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

A Bachelor of Science in Game Programming prepares students for an exciting, rewarding and in-demand career in an industry where tech and creativity intersect. Bring compellin ... +

A Bachelor of Science in Game Programming prepares students for an exciting, rewarding and in-demand career in an industry where tech and creativity intersect. Bring compelling stories, interesting characters and unique strategies to life through a program that merges applied art, computer science and software programming. Study and work with like-minded creatives to design and develop the next generation of video games with a holistic approach that incorporates state-of-the-art equipment and exceptional teaching by industry insiders at the forefront of their field. Get ready to make gaming your life’s work. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

This brand-new BSc (Hons) programme in Virtual and Augmented Reality (with placement year) is one of the first of its kind in the UK. It sits alongside our established games d ... +

This brand-new BSc (Hons) programme in Virtual and Augmented Reality (with placement year) is one of the first of its kind in the UK. It sits alongside our established games design, animation, visual effects and film production programmes, representing the future direction of these industries. It will give you the technical and creative skills you need to become a professional virtual/augmented/ mixed reality artist, equipped to enter a fast-growing and incredibly exciting sector. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Study Computer Games (Art and Animation) and find a career in games design, pre-visualisation for TV, film or video. Art and Animation combine traditional art skills with the ... +

Study Computer Games (Art and Animation) and find a career in games design, pre-visualisation for TV, film or video. Art and Animation combine traditional art skills with the latest creative technology in 3D art, animation and motion graphics. -
BSc
Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

Computer Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The games industry is still an expanding and challenging sector with continually evol ... +

Computer Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The games industry is still an expanding and challenging sector with continually evolving ideas and cutting-edge technologies. It requires practitioners to exercise more flexibility in software specifications and functionality, through adapting their approaches to design and management while keeping abreast of broad changes to technology. -
BSc
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus

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