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Associate of Fine Arts in Game Design (STEM) New York Film Academy - Los Angeles Campus New York Film Academy - Los Angeles Campus, USA


Jan 2023, May 2023, Aug 2023, Jan 2024

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USD 35454

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USD 75

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24 months


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Program Overview

Over the two years of the AFA game design program, students work through a studio-based design and development program at NYFA’s Game Design School that explores the craft of games. The strict regimen is comprised of workshops, classes, lectures, seminars, and hands-on studio work. In year one, instruction focuses on fundamentals of playable system design, analysis of games, programming for non-programmers, and story. Weekly guest lectures provide insight on where the industry is today and where it will be in the future. At the completion of the first year, AFA students achieve the following:
Paper prototype game portfolio.

  • Digital art portfolio.
  • Game narrative story and character portfolio.
  • Game programming primer.
  • Two functioning digital games suitable for the student’s online portfolio. These games will be created in collaboration with classmates and mentors.
  • Exposure to Agile development methodology and professional tools.
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Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    6 IELTS Score
    68 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    90 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    19000 Per year

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