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Creative Media & Game Technologies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Groningen, Netherlands
Do you like playing games and are you particularly curious about what it takes to make a game work, its looks, its mechanics, and its internal technical system? Then this programme may be something for you. This four year international major in Creative Media & Game Technologies at Hanze UAS prepares you for becoming a designer in applied games and developer in gametools. 
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Overview

Throughout the Creative Media & Game Technologies programme from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, you will work on defining and promoting game concepts, understand the principles of game art, as well as developing the code for gameplay. 

While working in a team, you will learn how to turn a game concept into a final product and how to involve the end user in the development cycle. With an emphasis on research, innovation, intercultural communication, and entrepreneurship, it is both a generalist and a specialist training programme for the creative industry.

Career prospects

After completing this programme, you will have a foundation of skills and competences for working as a game designer or game developer in an (applied) game studio or start your own business. Alternatively, you will also be able to work as a multimedia designer or multimedia developer in the creative industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Design & Concepting
  • Tools
  • Programming Basics
  • Design Research
  • Evaluation
  • Usability & Interface Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be admitted to this programme you will need a national secondary school diploma or an international secondary school diploma. You must also have mathematics on your final grade list. Your educational qualifications must be equivalent to the Dutch HAVO secondary school diploma. As the programme is taught entirely in English, you may have to prove your English language proficiency, depending in your educational background and nationality.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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EU/EEA students entering a Dutch higher education bachelor's programme for the first time are eligible to pay half the tuition fee during the first year: €1.071

Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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