**DIS Programs have rolling admissions and an overall admissions cap per semester. Please be mindful of deadlines. It is recommended that students who are applying to DIS Programs in Copenhagen have a back-up program in mind, as admissions is not guaranteed (even if you meet admissions requirements).
Computer game development is a booming multi-billion dollar industry. With its flourishing independent gaming culture and public funds for game developers, Denmark is a unique place to study this subfield of computer science.
- You will design, develop, and test a beta version of a 2D or 3D game individually or in small groups
- Gain inspiration and build a professional network in the gaming industry by visiting start-ups and established firms on faculty-led study tours in Denmark and Germany
- Immerse yourself in the Danish indie gaming community, meet with European peers and experts, and participate in game jams, hackathons, and more
This program is right for you if you are interested in computer science or math and want to gain experience in applying programming skills to the creation of games.
Game Development: Programming and Practice + Lab
Fall/Spring, 6 Credits (3-Credit Course + 3-Credit Lab)
This core course and lab offer you a practical and conceptual introduction to game design and development. The juxtaposition between theory and practice is a cornerstone of the course, offering ample opportunities to try out concepts and theories.
Week-Long Study Tour: Germany
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Corequisite: Game Development Lab
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