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Games and Entertainment Technology

Bachelor's degree in Levanger

Welcome to a new academic year at Nord

Semester registration

Welcome to the Bachelor in Games and Entertainment Technology programme at the Faculty of Social Sciences

The autumn semester promises to b​e exciting and inclusive and for all our students.​

Registration 

You can reg​ister as a student as soon as you receive your student number. After completing registration, you will have access to a range of digital forums and tools at Nord University. This includes digital meeting rooms and the e-learning platform Canvas. Registration deadline is September 1st.

Program for commencement

Wednesday 17th of August
10:00 - 12:00 Introduction to the study program in seminar room No1114 (The foyer in Nordlåna). Academic staff and academic advisor will participate. There will also be a visit by the Dean, prof. Elisabet Ljunggren
12:00 - 13:00 Information about the buddy program and lunch service by the “buddies” (light serving)
13:00 - 14:00 Official opening of the study year in Trønderhallen​
14:00 - 14:30 More Information about the buddy period
14:30  Rebus race and BBQ on campus

Timetables, course literature and practical information

Timetables
The class timetable will be available in TimeEdit in the course of the summer holidays. Follow the links below to check if your timetable has been published.


After you have completed semester registration, you can log in to TimeEdit and see your personalized timetable. Note that information about timetables also can be given in Canvas. We recommend that you log into Canvas regularly.

Course literature

Equipment
Digital learning forms an important part of education at Nord, regardless of mode of delivery. It is important to have the right equipment. All student should have access to:

  • ​PC/Mac/tablet with internet access
  • Headset
  • Web camera
​Special learning arrangements
If you have special needs, that affect your learning situation, you can apply for special arrangements in teaching and examinations. Application deadline is September 1st.

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Student life


Buddies

In this bachelor's programme, you learn to develop video games and other digital products for entertainment as well as learning. You learn to create products for websites, standalone as well as mobile devices. Your creations may be used for teaching, entertainment, advertising and other experiences.

Programme description

In this bachelor's programme, you learn to develop video games and other digital products for entertainment as well as learning. You learn to create products for websites, standalone as well as mobile devices. Your creations may be used for teaching, entertainment, advertising and other experiences.

Study model

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Admission requirements

Higher education entrance qualification

Documented proficiency in English language

Applicants will be asked to submit an example of relevant artistic work and a motivational letter.

Information about submition of portfolio/showreel and motivational letter will be sent out to the applicants after the deadline for application.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme, the Candidate will have:

Knowledge

  • thorough knowledge of the field of game design
  • advanced knowledge of programming languages relevant for game development
  • advanced knowledge of developing and implementing simple animations to be used within digital games
  • advanced knowledge of 3D modeling, rigging and rendering
  • advanced knowledge of themes in innovation and entrepreneurship, relevant to the field of game development
  • advanced knowledge of sound production and the importance of the sound experience in digital games
  • advanced knowledge of the history, ethics, moral, laws and regulations relevant to the field of game development

Skills

  • advanced knowledge of project planning, project management and documentation
  • advanced skills in process management for development projects, looking to develop digital products
  • advanced skills in programming and programming languages that are relevant for game development
  • advanced skills in developing and implementing simple animations to be used in digital games
  • advanced skills in 3D modeling, rigging and rendering
  • advanced skills in sound production for creative digital products
  • basic art skills required for communicating and sketching creative ideas and concepts

General competence

  • thorough knowledge in the field of ethics, culture and society
  • thorough knowledge of gaming addiction and how to handle this, seen from a game developer's perspective
  • thorough knowledge of collaborative learning and the importance of good communication and routines to keep a flow in game development projects

Job opportunities

The programme qualifies for jobs in developing games and digital products within fields like video games design and production, entertainment, publishing and advertising.

Further education

Successful completion of this bachelor's programme qualifies candidates to apply for relevant master's programmes.

Study abroad

Studying for one term at an international university as part of the study programme is becoming more common. Get in touch with the teachers or counsselors at campus after starting the programme to get further information of the possibilities. Students can primarily go on exchange in the fourth semester of the programme.

Per January 1st, 2022, the programme is connected to the following institutions on Erasmus+ Exchange agreements: U-TAD (Spain), Breda University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands), Saxion University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands) and Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

​​​Entrance test

Applications for places on the Bachelor’s programme in Games and Entertainment Technology are assessed in two parts:

1. Your initial application form and final grades will be assessed

2. You are asked to submit a motivation statement and portfolio

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Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applications are open in the following periods:
> Non-EU/EEA: October 1 - December 1
> EU/EEA og Nordic residents: February 1 - April 20
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language English
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Levanger

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applications are open in the following periods:
> Non-EU/EEA: October 1 - December 1
> EU/EEA og Nordic residents: February 1 - April 20

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