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Computer Science and Game Design, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Redmond, WA, United States
DigiPen Institute of Technology's BS in Computer Science and Game Design program prepares students to be hybrid engineer/designers who have strong programming and mathematics skills, combined with formal training in game design. 
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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design at DigiPen Institute of Technology prepares graduates to be hybrid engineer/designers who have strong programming and mathematics skills, combined with formal training in game design. 

Learning outcomes

The field of digital entertainment has grown from using small teams of just a handful of developers for an entire game to using large teams of one hundred or more on a single title. This large increase in the size of teams, scope, and investment in digital entertainment titles has created a growing demand for a type of developer who can bridge the scientific and creative sides of game development, able to work as an engineer or designer as needed.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game History and Analysis
  • Computer Environment
  • High-Level Programming I: The C Programming Language
  • Linear Algebra and Geometry
  • Game Mechanics 
  • Game Implementation Techniques

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Academic Records
  • Financial Responsibility Form
  • Proof of Proficiency in the English Language (for non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37030 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37030 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    33700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Redmond

  • 1556 - 2600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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