Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Game Design   DT508

  • Undergraduate
  • Level 8
  • 4 Years
  • Full-Time
  • Aungier Street
  • School of Media
  • College of Arts and Tourism

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What is Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Game Design?

The BA in Game Design is a 4 year degree that focuses on the creation and study of games. The course covers the design of games including: mobile, console, PC, board games, card games, serious games and experimental games. Topics include in-depth analysis of games, practical hands-on development experience and theoretical game studies. Along the way students will also learn important  skills in programming, digital media creation, problem solving, usability, project management, production and team work. Students will make and release a number of games during the course of this programme, from first year right through to fourth year. DIT is the leading education centre in Ireland for game design with programmes at undergraduate to postgraduate level. We have a track record in producing graduates who can become innovators and entrepreneurs in the game industry. This degree focuses exclusively on the art & science of creating innovative games.


Students may be required to attend classes at locations across the Institute.

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