Creative Media and Game Technologies

Dauer:
4 Jahre
Sprache:
Englisch
Zulassung:

Für alle angehenden Studenten mit einem deutschen Abschluss reicht entweder die Allgemeine Hochschulreife (Abitur) oder der schulische Teil der Fachhochschulreife (Fachabitur). Weitere Informationen hierzu gibt es auf buas.nl.

Studiengebühren:
2143.00 € / Jahr
Hinweis

The deadline for your enrolment application via Studielink is up to and including: 15 January.

Worum geht's im Studium

Is it your dream to work in the game industry? In our game programme, one of the best in the world, you learn how to make interesting, attractive and, above all, playable games.

Whether you want to be the best game play programmer, an award winning character artist or a Triple-A title winning producer, your path to success starts at International Game Architecture and Design in Breda.


Studying Creative Media and Game Technologies

Year 1

The first year consists of four blocks. The first three cover basic skills that build towards tightly defined projects to enhance your knowledge, all supported by lectures and seminars. The fourth block continues this, while you also work in cross-disciplinary teams to develop a game, practising your skills in a real project and learning how to work in a small development team.

Year 2

Year 2 consists of four blocks. You spend two blocks further developing your basic skills in your chosen role. In the other two blocks, you work in small multidisciplinary teams building game projects, supported by lectures and seminars. You also have the possibility to go on exchange for one semester.

Year 3

This year you specialise in your chosen role either working in a multidisciplinary team on a year-long game project or in a smaller specialist team supporting the game project. You also have the possibility to go on exchange for one semester.

Year 4

In the graduation year you work on two projects that may include:

  • a portfolio project individually or in a group (always assessed individually)
  • working at a company (with a project deliverable)
  • developing a business plan and designing a product (to start your own company, supported by our entrepreneurship start-up specialists)
  • taking part in a one-semester exchange programme at our partner universities.

Or combine the two projects and work on a year-long project, or go on a year-long internship.

We also encourage our students to go abroad during their studies. In year 4, students participate in projects at companies around the world.


After Study

Labour market prospects

In HBO Monitor 2018 (an independent guide containing a systematic quality comparison of study programmes in higher education) you can find an indication of the labour market prospects for recent graduates (average starter salary and percentage of unemployed among recent graduates). For the Creative Media and Game Technologies programme, the starter salary of recent graduates amounts to €12,99 a month before tax. A year and a half after graduation, approximately 86% of the graduates have found a job of which 66% on a Bachelor’s level. You most likely start in assistant's positions and work your way up to higher positions, such as lead designer, lead programmer, art director or producer, to name a few.

Portfolio market

The games industry has an urgent need for high-quality specialists. When you enter the labour market, you will see that employers are not so much interested in degrees, but in practical results. When applying for a job, you could be selected based on the portfolio which you will compile throughout your study.

Career examples

Alternative careers for programmers

  • Companies involved in Virtual Reality
  • Companies which visualise data and have a need for creative technicians
  • Simulations (such as driving simulations)
  • Companies developing products for medical applications

Alternative opportunities for visual artists

  • Agencies that specialise in visualisation, such as architecture
  • Animation studios
  • Film and television productions
  • Advertising agencies

Alternative opportunities for Design & Production

  • Game journalism
  • Game criticism
  • Positions in interactive / branching story writing
  • Production roles in any digital media industry

Obtain a Master´s Degree

The Bachelor Programme International Game Architecture and Design offers good transfer opportunities to (inter)national master programmes in the field of gaming.

Master Game Technology

Once you have graduated, Breda University of Applied Sciences offers you the opportunity of following a one-year master's degree programme in Game Technology. With its technological approach, the Master Game Technology addresses this qualitative need: rather than concept development, it focuses on finding (innovative) solutions to (technical) problems encountered by students in the professional field. This also ties in with the international context in which the programme has been designed.

For more information, visit the pages of the Master Game Technology.

Master Media Innovation

Breda University of Applied Sciences also offers you the opportunity of following a one-year master's degree programme in Media Innovation. The Master Media Innovation is an international programme in the field of digital media. The programme has a unique, multidisciplinary approach. It will train young media professionals to acquire analytical skills, teach them to look beyond the surface of digital media and to distinguish crucial digital processes. Not only that: it will equip them with the ability to transform analytical insights into tomorrow’s media products.

For more information, visit the pages of the Master Media Innovation.

Contact

Breda University of Applied Sciences
Sibeliuslaan 13
4837 CA Breda

E-mail:  leads@buas.nl
Website:  www.buas.nl/en 




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