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Digital Games, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
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Besides gaining technical knowledge, students also have the opportunity to develop their personal skills. Our graduates are well equipped to meet the current demands if the gaming industry.

The Bachelor of Arts in Digital Games offered by TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences) is a full-time program that lasts seven semesters and is divided into three specialization tracks: Game Arts, Game Design, and Game Programming. During the first two semesters students receive general training in all three areas. From the third semester onwards, each student focuses on the specialization of their choice. Along with the practical and project-based modules, the students acquire the theoretical grounds necessary for the critical examination of video games.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • At CGL our understanding of research includes classic theoretical and applied studies (R&D) as well as scientific publications and public events. Our field of expertise includes game-based learning, transformative game design, location-based gaming, augmented reality, games & health and transmedia storytelling.
  • As part of our long-term research projects and annual events, we are constantly looking for collaborative and project-oriented research opportunities that address special interests.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Uni-assist application form
  • Officially certified copy of your secondary-school diploma and – if applicable – your university entrance exam from your home country
  • If applicable: officially certified copies of all passed university examinations and/or your university diploma from your home country
  • If you have graduated from a Studienkolleg: officially certified copy of you university entrance examination (Feststellungsprüfungszeugnis)
  • Applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam: original copy of your APS certificate
  • Resumé
  • Passport photo
  • Copy of your passport pages containing personal information
  • Proof of payment of the processing fee to uni-assist

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 42 months.
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Living costs for Köln

  • 831 - 1300 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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