About

Computer games keep stimulating the ever growing market of gaming industry. According to experts‘ opinion, by the year 2020 its value will have reached more than 230 bln. US dollars. This VVK study programme is intended for those who wish and seek to become a part of this market.

Degree awarded:
Professional Bachelor of Computing

Study field: Informatics

Duration: 3 years (full-time)

Credits (ECTS): 180

Course language: English

Tuition fee: EU citizens – 2 300 €; non-EU citizens – 3 000 €

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 and computer games. You will learn to develop audio visual technology, interactive media components, smart devices and other multimedia, also games with Unity3D engine.

The Aim of the Programme

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.

Career

You will become a 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:

  • Become a specialist of the most demanded profession at this moment;
  • Create computer games and mobile applications;
  • Apply knowledge of web and modern communications technology;
  • Create attractive online information systems;
  • Work in a highly advanced job field.

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.

Programme Subjects

1 year

  • Game Design
  • Psychology
  • Applied Information Technologies
  • Mathematics
  • Basics of Programming (C++)
  • Professional English
  • Computer Graphics and Animation
  • Professional Language and Written Communication
  • Computer Architecture
  • Object-Oriented Programming (C++)
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • 3D Graphics Modeling
  • Game Project
  • Optional Subject

2 year

  • Operating Systems and System Software
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Professional English
  • Computer Game Physics
  • Guided Internship: Computer Game Prototype Development Project
  • Basics of Web Technologies
  • Databases
  • Basics of Law
  • Audiovisual Technologies
  • Computer Networks and Security
  • Computer Game Development Basics and Technologies
  • Game Project
  • Optional Subject
  • Internship in a Company

3 year

  • Web Games Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Integrated Business Studies
  • IT Project Management
  • Interdisciplinary Project
  • Computer Game Development (Unity)
  • Multimedia for Smart Devices (Java)
  • Optional Subject
  • Final Internship
  • Bachelor Thesis/Project

Admission Requirements

Competitive Subjects and Weight Coefficients

I subject
Mathematics: 0,4

II subject
Information Technologies or Physics: 0,2

III subject
Any subject that does not match with other subjects: 0,2

IV subject
Native language: 0,2

Required Documents

  • Secondary education or high school diploma and transcripts (original diploma or notarized copy) accompanied with their translation into English or Russian
  • Proficiency in English (at least B1 according to CEFR standard)
  • Passport or ID card
  • 2 Photos (40×60 mm)
  • Application form
  • Registration fee 100 €

For more information on the Admission Process, please read the Admission page.

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