Game Engineering and Simulation Technology

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: German
Local:$ 780 / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1874 Duration:24 months You need IELTS certificate

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> Technology is playful.

The video game industry is not only one of the worlds biggest growth industries, but it now generates higher sales than Hollywoods film industry. A few Austrian companies have managed to develop established game franchises within the development and publishing scene in the digital gaming world.

The Game Engineering and Simulation Technology masters degree program gives students the know-how needed to create various genres of electronic games. The program deals with everything from development to design all the way to production. A project that stretches over several semesters ensures that all relevant areas are covered including artificial intelligence, multiplayer networks and the game business.

The technology behind virtual worlds

After completing the degree program, graduates have comprehensive knowledge of the technical, business and legal aspects related to the development of computer games and video games. They are not only ready to work in the creative career field of game development and design, but also to take on the business-related responsibilities of game production. They can also work in the exciting fields of computer simulation and visualization. The program offers a balanced mix of industrial development and science, which also gives students the know-how needed to work in research.

Relevant topics

* Game engineering (game engine design, efficient programming and advanced softwarte engineering)
* Artifical intelligence and simulation
* Real-time graphics
* 3D modelling, animation, sound
* Game design and applied communication
* Console and mobile plattfroms
* Mulitplayer networks
* Games business

International students applying for admission must meet one of the following requirements: * Recognized secondary school diploma or equivalent, * university entrance qualification examination or * relevant vocational training with additional qualification (an entrance exam or qualification exam at UAS Technikum Wien)Students wishing to enter a degree program will be invited to take an entrance examination. German Language Competence Level B2 ("Zertifikat Deutsch B2") or equivalent is necessary for degree programs taught in German. Admission requirements and tuition fees may be different for students coming from EU countries, candidate countries or developing countries.For further information concerning admission procedures please contact our administrative assistant.
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