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Learning Opportunity: Game Studies and Engineering

Game Studies and Engineering

Course Information

This degree programme is an interdisciplinary programme dealing with the technical and the analytical and ethical aspects of video games and other games.
In addition to the compulsory subjects of game engineering, game studies und game production students also have to study complementary subjects. Moreover, they have to do practical exercises, restricted electives (technical sciences, cultural and media sciences) and unrestricted electives.
The students are obliged to do an internship (within the restricted elective “game production”). They can choose between the following two options:
• supervised research internship (10 ECTS credits) within a pre-defined project at the university
• supervised industry internship (10 ECTS credits) at a company, a public administration institution, a non-profit organisation in Austria or abroad within a pre-defined project lasting at least two months
In justified cases subject-specific vocational experience gained before or during the master’s programme can be recognised as practical experience amounting to 10 ECTS credits.
The degree programme concludes with a master’s thesis and a master’s examination.

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Game Studies and Engineering
Duration Information: 

4 Semester / 120 ECTS*


4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Universität Klagenfurt

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Master of Science, MSc oder Master of Arts, MA