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BSc in Game Design (Online)

The Game Design (Online) program at Full Sail University, designed to enhance your ability to work in a game studio environment, is comprised of high-level game design and production courses that will take you deep into the game development pipeline.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 29 months
Starting in: Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.
Tuition Fee: $54,000 per full
Location: Online

Some people see games from the inside out – from the mechanics and levels, to the experiences that make people want to play for hours on end.

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a game designer, and are as passionate about the craft as you are about the end creation – you’re not alone.

In the Game Design (Online) program at Full Sail University, you’ll cover key industry concepts influencing both systems and level designs that will prepare you to prototype and evaluate your game projects.

Course Schedule

  • Creative Presentation
  • Psychology of Play
  • Technology in the Entertainment and Media Industries
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Design Tools
  • Game Design

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Steffan Lones doesn’t shy away from hard work. In just five short years after graduating from Full Sail’s Computer Animation bachelor’s degree program, he applied grit, determination, and plenty of initiative to make his way to his current position as Visual Effects Team Lead with Moving Picture Company (MPC) in Montreal, Canada, where he’s worked on VFX for films like Godzilla: King of the MonstersShazam!X-Men: Apocalypse, and more.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Game Mechanics – In this course, students learn how pacing and thematic structures incorporate conflict resolution and generate a plausible challenge and reward system.

Game Balancing ‐ Students learn how to use level-design and gameplay-design fundamentals to create levels that capitalize on the strengths of their own designs while also learning about communicating to the player through a user interface.

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