Game DevelopmentThe study

Game Development

About the study

Bachelor Creative Media and Game Technologies
Mode of study
Bachelor of Science
4 years

Game Development in brief

  • Make the games of the future
  • Unique in Europe: creativity and technology in one course
  • Plenty of practical assignments: learn by doing
  • A Bachelor of Creative Media and Game Technologies pathway
  • This is a top-rated programme according to the Dutch 'Keuzegids' 2023 and 2024

How do you know Game Development is something for you?

Are you bursting with ideas? And do you enjoy experimenting with technology in making games? Then this is the course for you. As a game developer, you use smart technology to make creative ideas work and build innovative games for the gamers of the future.

Why Game Development at HKU?

Game Development at HKU is the first course in Europe to focus totally on games and the creative aspects of game development. We train you to become a creative and innovative developer. So you actually create games, rather than just building them. You work with professional game engines and the latest development software. Your lecturers also work in the game industry themselves and know exactly what’s going on. So on graduating, informed about all the latest developments, you’ll feel like a fish in water in the professional field.

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 DevelopmentApplication and admissions
Game Development

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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