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Game Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Game Design program at Lindenwood University is designed to prepare you for working in a game studio environment. The curriculum for the game design degree includes advanced game design and production courses, allowing you to move from conception to application covering key industry concepts ranging from aesthetics and immersion to usability and game economics. 

You will also study foundational topics like storytelling and character development. Project and portfolio courses are threaded throughout the curriculum and are dedicated to providing a relevant and comprehensive curriculum.

Game Design faculty at Lindenwood University

Game Design instructors at Lindenwood University are some of the most knowledgeable around. They have the educational background and real-world, professional skills that allow them to understand the changing landscape of the industry, preparing you for a career in game design.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Programming Logic
  • Design with Photoshop
  • 3D Graphics
  • Introduction to Game Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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General Requirements

  • Please submit a Lindenwood University institutional application or submit a Common Application.
  • Please provide a clear, readable copy of the identification page of your passport. It must show all information on the identification page and be valid (not expired) to be accepted.  The copy does not need to be in color.
  • Please provide a certified letter or bank statement verifying the total amount of liquid, personal or family funds, in US dollars, that is available for tuition (personal cost) and educational expenses (books, insurance).
  • Undergraduates must submit certified copies of high school transcripts.  Lindenwood will accept in-progress transcripts to determine admissibility. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Charles

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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