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Master of Arts in Game Design

University of Plymouth University of Plymouth, UK

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Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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GBP 15700

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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12 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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90

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Take your skills to the next level with MA Game Design. Refine 3D modelling, 2D art and animation skills, level design and gameplay coding. Games industry experts will guide you through aspects of game design and development, game theory, and industrial contexts. You will develop your portfolio, and in the final module, work as a team to produce and ship a fully-fledged game

MA Game Design provides an explorative insight into creating videogames. Not only will students hone the craft of developing their own videogames, but also learn more about the dynamic medium itself. Combining practice and theory to result in a balanced approach to foster imaginative and creative experiences.

Key Features

  • MA Game Design blends the enterprise incubation unit, academic study and creative lab. Emphasis placed upon critical reflection, experimentation and collaboration, combined with real-world training.
  • A vibrant interdisciplinary research community with opportunities to work with tutors who are specialists in a wide variety of games and digital media disciplines.
  • First class resources and facilities such as virtual, augmented and mixed reality, animation, digital suites,3D printing, laser cutting.
  • The opportunity to take part in field study trips locally, nationally and abroad, such as the EGX Rezzed and London Games Festival; Pictoplasma Character Design; and Animation Festival, Berlin.

Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have a Bachelor's Degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    90 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    15700

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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