• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 29 months
    Duration
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Overview

The process of developing a game is an exceptional game in and of itself. It’s a pursuit in which the end goal is not discovered but created, step by step, by a team of talented programmers, engine builders, and designers. 

In the Game Development (Online) program at Full Sail University , your education will enhance your ability to create program code for 3D graphic display, multiplayer gaming, artificially intelligent opponents, and real-time virtual environments.

Course highlights

  • Artificial Intelligence - Students learn techniques for designing intelligent behaviors and creating lifelike behaviors in characters in order to provide realism, and computer opponents that continue to challenge players even after repeated gameplay.
  • Engine Development - This course emphasizes debugging, development of problem solving skills, reading and understanding pre-written code, requirements analysis, and working toward being a better software engineer upon graduation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 29 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Presentation
  • Psychology of Play
  • Technology in the Entertainment and Media Industries
  • Discrete Mathematics 
  • Programming
  • Systems Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Interview with Admissions Representative
  • Seat deposit of $200.00 
  • High school/secondary school transcript 
  • Verification of language proficiency if your native language is not English
  • Financial guarantee 
  • Copy of Government identification (passport or government-issued I.D.)
  • Applicants must demonstrate a minimum foundation in algebra II, pre-calculus, and trigonometry. Introductory programming classes are also recommended. Applicants must complete the Math Self-Evaluation and obtain a satisfactory score on a skills assessment test to enter a program.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 29 months.
  • National

    23592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 29 months.
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Funding

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