Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Bachelor's degree in Video Game Design and Development

Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Centre (CITM)

The bachelor’s degree in Video Game Design and Development will develop your ability to conceptualise, design and program video games and content for an interactive digital world, providing you with the knowledge and skills needed to create material for different platforms and mobile devices. The curriculum is designed to develop the multidisciplinary skills involved in creating video games and interactive material. The course will give you a solid grounding in key technologies, programming on multiple platforms, artistic and graphic design, modelling, and 2D and 3D animation. You will develop a series of video game projects individually and in groups, gain a broad knowledge of the industry, and – thanks to the active participation of companies involved in the industry – learn about entrepreneurship, financing systems, and approaches to monetisation in the sector.

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4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Fees and grants

€ 6360 (academic year)

Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Centre (CITM)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
Registration and enrolment
What are the requirements to enrol in a bachelor's degree course?
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.
Professional opportunities
  • Video game development
  • Programming of real-time interactive computer-graphics applications
  • Application programming
  • Video game design
  • Video game production
  • Technical art
  • 3D design
  • 2D and 3D animation for video games and digital content
  • Data analysis for video games
  • Quality control, testing and balancing
  • Gamification consulting
AQU acreditacio favorable

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