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Game Programmer – Futuregames

About the education

Game Programmer - Futuregames

Gameplay, game physics or AI – get the experience you need to work with programming in the games industry!*

Whether it is gameplay functionality, physics, AI or tools that you are most interested in doing for games, this program will get you into the industry with credibility through hands-on development experience in programming.

  • Start working right after the education
  • 2 years (4 terms)
  • 30 weeks of internship

 

*We are applying to start this program as part of a new Fagskole in 2022. Fill out an application of interest and we will be in touch shortly with more information. 

It is also possible to study at Futuregames already in 2021 – remotely or from one of our campuses in Sweden. Read more here.

 

LEARNING BY DOING, LEARNING BY REFLECTION

Develop core competence in game development by having teachers from leading game companies teaching you the tricks of the trade. Get access to our creative environment, including computers and relevant development software. You will be growing and building your skills together with 240 highly talented classmates and senior game developers. Take part in intense game projects together with parallel Futuregames programs (Game Designer and Game Artist) simulating professional game projects in order to reflect what you will be doing in the games industry and prepare you for an ever-developing and creative career.

We want to create pragmatic developers with a balanced and wide perspective of the entire development process and strong teamwork skills with a practical and proactive approach.

CLOSE INDUSTRY CONNECTION

This education is implemented in direct cooperation with the games industry and Futuregames’ Board of Education including: King, Avalanche Studios, EA DICE, Fatshark Games, Paradox Interactive, Starbreeze Studios, Glorious Games Group, NEAT Corporation and Really Interactive. Many more support this higher vocational program and around 20-30 game studios are involved in Futuregames every year.

SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Game Programming
  • Tools Programming
  • Game Engine Programming
  • AI Programming
  • Game System Design

KNOWLEDGE AFTER COMPLETING THE EDUCATION

  • Program games in C++
  • Program games in C#
  • Be able to identify the unique methods to program efficiently in modern game productions
  • Create algorithms to calculate basic graphical elements
  • Use the game engine Unreal Engine 4 for game programming
  • Use the game engine Unity for game programming
  • Create and implement scripts for game production
  • Create server/client solutions for games
  • Create a multiplayer game with several clients
  • Simulate and evaluate computer programs in complex situations
  • Program games in a structured and qualitative manner
  • Create and apply entertaining AI systems
  • Customize game development based on experience of common problem areas
  • Produce customized GUI and applications for game developers
  • Render advanced 3D graphics
  • Work independently and in a team with planning, development and production of games

How to apply

We are applying to start this program as part of a new Fagskole. We’ll be able to give more information in April. Please apply your interest to enroll in the program and we will be in touch as soon as we know more.

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