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BSGame Development

Tuition fee €7,750 per semester

50% – 100% Scholarships Available

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AUM’s Game Development major is an all-encompassing guide to the game development industry. Step-by-step you progress from pre-production, design and development all the way to packaging and shipping your game. The Game Development degree sheds light on every milestone of the journey. As a student, you participate in the creation of every building block, while developing a critically trained eye.

Game Development is as much about the creative process as it is about the technical side. From the latest in software-development kits and engine builds to Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality, our experts stay on top of the newest resources. This way, our students can seamlessly transition into the industry.

Once you have traveled the distance, you will have the choice of whether to stay on the academic path and pursue a higher degree or apply your sharpened creative skillset by taking up a career in the game development industry.

We want you to graduate feeling prepared for your career. This is why our academic advisors are available to you at all times: to guide you through creating your portfolio, highlighting your strengths and abilities, and navigating your way through networking – a crucial step in getting a foothold in the industry.

Areas of focus in our program:

• Software Engineering
• Computer Graphics
• Artificial Intelligence
• Animation
• Software Architecture
• Networking

Programme structure

The BS in Game Development degree is a four-year degree program.

In their first and to some extent their second years, students will focus on completion of the University’s General Education Program (42 US / 84 ECTS credits), with specialized courses in language and culture introduced. Into the third and fourth year, students will focus increasingly on topics relevant to their major. To earn a Bachelor’s degree, students must satisfactorily complete at least 125 US / 250 ECTS credits, fulfill all the requirements for the Game Development degree, and achieve a CGPA of 2.00 or higher.

The degree is designed to be completed in four years, assuming students make satisfactory progress toward the degree and do not interrupt their study. Details about leave of absence, standards of progress, and maximum time allowed to complete course can be found in the American University of Malta’s Catalog.

Apply now! Spring semester 2020
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Jan 10, 2020
Apply now! Fall semester 2020
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Malta time
Studies commence
Aug 24, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States