Programme: Game Design
Programme objective: to prepare a specialist, who is able to create media systems, computer games, attractive online information systems; who has professional programming skills, the knowledge of principals of human-computer interaction, computer audio and video processing, who would have the basics of creative visual thinking. Such specialist can work as a programmer or as a developer-designer at any company, which creates computer games, develops and (or) uses media technologies either on his/her own or by establishing his/her company as well as being a part of an IT team in any IT company. MCG Programme Objectives and Learning Outcomes
You will be taught: information technology applications, programming basics, computer graphics and animation, computer design basics, 3D graphics and animation, object-oriented programming, content management systems, computer games and the development of the technology, audio visual technology, interactive media components, smart devices and other multimedia. Develop games with Unity3D engine.
You will become: programmer, audio and video processing specialist, IT team member for any company which uses information technologies, or you could work in your own established IT services company. You will also:
Prospects for the internship/placement: from all the fields of ICT specialities, computer programmers remain the most demanded specialists in the market. The computer gaming industry has already surpassed the film industry by popularity. Computer game development is an innovative and promising technology and must be observed from a creative perspective. It provides career opportunities for energetic and creative IT students.
Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D and 2D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing community.
Unity's software works on nearly all mobile devices, including those powered by Apple's iOS mobile operating system, Google's Android and Microsoft's Windows Phone. Unity can also produce programs for video game consoles such as Microsoft's Xbox One, Sony's PlayStation 4 and Nintendo's Wii U. Nearly half of all mobile game developers today use Unity.
Games made with Unity:
Wasteland 2, Endless Legend, Twelve a Dozen, Hitman Sniper, Heroes of Warcraft and many others.
Application deadline: August 15, 2018