Game DesignThe study
Study
Bachelor of Creative Media and Game Technologies
Mode of study
Full-time
School
Games and Interaction
Grade
Bachelor of Science
Duration
4 years
ECTS
240
Type
Bachelor
Language
Dutch
CROHO-code
30036

Welcome to Game Design

A game designer devises and tests the basic ideas behind a game. You’re like a puppeteer, making the gamer do what you want and creating the ultimate player experience. You know exactly how to use the story, the setting and the game rules in order to achieve this. So as a game designer, you have a lot of influence over the game as a whole. Sometimes, you’re involved with the details too, so you need to know enough about game art and programming. But overall, you’re the one who pulls the strings.

In brief

  • Full-time course to become a game designer
  • Learn everything about game design, level design and play design
  • Plenty of scope for personal development of your unique talents
  • Learn from professionals from the gaming industry

How do you know Game Design is right for you?

You’re crazy about gaming. And you’re full of ideas for new games. Can’t wait to try out new things? Great! On this course, you learn through experimenting. Does this sound like you?

  • You’re creative
  • You always want to create and try out new things
  • You’re interested in games, design, drawing and what motivates people
  • You want to learn how games are created
  • You want to continually develop and keep up with the profession
Then Game Design might be the course for you.

This programme is in Dutch only!

Please only apply if you are able to read and write Dutch. To see all details, please see the Dutch language version of this page.

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Game DesignApplication and admissions
Game Design

Application and admissions

Language requirement

The programme is only taught in Dutch. To be enrolled you must meet the Dutch language requirement. Find more information here.

Detailed information about requirements, application and admission, can only be found on the Dutch language version of this page.

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