Game development education

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Game development education

Unread post by Duckminator » 11 Jan 2018, 22:04

Hey everyone,

I'm finishing an AP degree in Multimedia Design soon. I was wondering what you all think would be the best Top-up I can take to get into game development, i'm looking for something that's taught in english. I'll listen to any advice!

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Unread post by jonaz.dk » 12 Jan 2018, 16:15

I guess the counter question is.. what is 'your thing and drive' and where do you want to go?

There are many disciplines within game development. You would have to find a focus for starters. And select further education based on that.

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Unread post by Duckminator » 12 Jan 2018, 16:18

Well I really enjoy coding but I'd also want to be involved with game design. I'm currently doing both of those as part of a hobby project with a couple friends.

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Unread post by jonaz.dk » 12 Jan 2018, 16:25

I'm no expert on all the educations in Denmark. But with that said.

I would aim at and look into game design courses at ITU if I was you. I'm pretty sure it's in English.
https://en.itu.dk/programmes/msc-programmes/games

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Re: Game development education

Unread post by Duckminator » 12 Jan 2018, 16:36

Yeah I've seen this. I guess I'll have to do a non-related Top-up first, because my current education gives me an AP degree, so i need to get a BP

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Unread post by jonaz.dk » 13 Jan 2018, 19:01

Yeah that's the tricky part.
Data science is taught in English. If you have a knack for coding. Might be a good step.
https://en.itu.dk/programmes/bsc-progra ... ta-science

Dania also have games specific courses. But I think it's Danish only.
IT tech stuff
https://eadania.com/programmes/english- ... echnology/

Anyways.. keep making games with your little team. That's worth a whole lot! :)

Maybe others in the current system can recommend an even better path?

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Unread post by JesperJuul » 12 Feb 2018, 11:21

May I recommend our master program in Visual Game and Media Design at KADK (Danish Design School)?
https://kadk.dk/en/programme/visual-gam ... dia-design

We teach game design and development with a visual focus, but including game design and programming. You will be making games almost all the time.

Our graduates typically work as visual artists, game designers, or with UI/UX.

Application deadline is March 1st.
Jesper Juul
jjuul@kadk.dk

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