Masters in Game Design in Spain

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Game Design

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Game design is a term used to signify the branch of design that creates multimedia entertainment options, such as online gaming platforms, video games and handheld gaming devices. Game design may include writing computer code as well as designing the overall look of the game.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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Máster Oficial Universitario en Creación de Videojuegos*

ESNE - Escuela Universitaria de Diseño, Inovación y Tecnología
Campus Full time 10 months October 2018 Spain Madrid

Fórmate en la industria del entretenimiento digital en la primera Escuela Universitaria en impartir formación del sector con las especialidades con más futuro en Diseño y Desarrollo de Videojuegos [+]

Fórmate en la industria del entretenimiento digital en la primera Escuela Universitaria en impartir formación del sector con las especialidades con más futuro en Diseño y Desarrollo de Videojuegos.

La industria del videojuego está viviendo un nuevo impulso como consecuencia de tres fenómenos que se analizan en las especializaciones únicas que ofrece este Master:

• Videojuegos para dispositivos móviles• E-Sports• Videojuegos para la educación

Los participantes en el programa podrán capacitarse en la Creación y Diseño de Videojuegos trabajando la concepción de la idea del juego, el diseño, la planificación, la producción, el desarrollo y las pruebas. Se trata de un Master apasionante por la diversidad y profundidad de los contenidos impartidos, que abarca tres especialidades de muy alto potencial de crecimiento, tremendamente novedosas en nuestro país.... [-]


Master In Gamification And Transmedia Storytelling

IEBS - Escuela de Negocios de la Innovación y los Emprendedores
Online Full time 750 hours October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Gamification and transmedia storytelling is presented as a complete training program that unites two complex and absolutely contemporary areas: Gamification and transmediality. [+]

The gamification and application of methods gaming world in no recreational environments is increasingly more applications and benefits in the field of business and marketing, health, education, people, etc. Why are more and more companies that bet and apply this discipline.

The Master in Gamification and transmedia storytelling is presented as a complete training program that unites two complex and absolutely contemporary areas: Gamification and transmediality.

In these virtual collaborative environments are the games that comes with various disciplines around the 4 axis design memorable experience: good stories based on decisions made by users are counted; powerful visual aesthetic chords are designed to "target group"; game elements are assembled and final implementation platform is decided.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Videogame Programming

U-Tad Centro Universitario de Tecnología y Arte Digital
Campus Full time 600 hours September 2018 Spain Madrid

The U-tad's Master's Degree in Videogame Programming covers all essential knowledge needed for programming video games, providing students with all they need to know to dive into this exciting professional world. [+]

Master’s Degree in Videogame Programming

The U-tad's Master's Degree in Videogame Programming covers all essential knowledge needed for programming video games, providing students with all they need to know to dive into this exciting professional world.

Through this program, students will learn to work with 3D objects and environments, created game entities with behaviors and movement of varying complexity and capture and manage entry data from a player through the wide range of available devices.

On finishing the program, students will carry out an End of Master’s Degree Project, where they will go through the whole process of creating, designing and programming a real video game where they will have to prove all the knowledge acquired during the program. This End Project will be carried out together with other students from the Master’s Degree in Game Design and Master’s Degree in Art & Visual Design for Videogames.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Game Design

U-Tad Centro Universitario de Tecnología y Arte Digital
Campus Full time 600 hours September 2018 Spain Madrid

The Master's Degree in Game Design at the U-tad specializes students in designing video games, preparing them to steer their career towards any of the so-called "interactive entertainment" disciplines. [+]

Master’s Degree in Game Design

The Master's Degree in Game Design at the U-tad specializes students in designing video games, preparing them to steer their career towards any of the so-called "interactive entertainment" disciplines.

The content of this Master’s Degree builds on the foundations of video game design, their practical applications and human and material resource management, just like the entertainment industry requires. Plus, students on the U-tad’s Master’s Degree in Game Design will learn to apply the concept of Gamification in digital environments and contexts other than video games, understanding problem mechanics, and solutions.

The Master’s final Project will be carried out together with other students from other videogame-related Master’s Degrees at the U-tad: Master´s Degree in Art & Visual Design for Videogames and the Master’s Degree in Videogame Programming. This joint project allows for a full-scale project to be developed, drawing on the different roles and processes found in real-world industry, resulting in a fully viable video game being created, designed and programmed.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Art & Visual Design for Videogames

U-Tad Centro Universitario de Tecnología y Arte Digital
Campus Full time 600 hours September 2018 Spain Madrid

The U-tad's Master's Degree in Art & Visual Design for Videogames provides students with all the knowledge they need to dive into the professional sector as video game artists, to be responsible for the creation, art and visual design of video games. [+]

Master’s Degree in Art & Visual Design for Videogames

The U-tad's Master's Degree in Art & Visual Design for Videogames provides students with all the knowledge they need to dive into the professional sector as video game artists, to be responsible for the creation, art and visual design of video games.

Students will carry out and present an End of Master’s Degree Project that will go through the whole process necessary for creating diverse visual materials, using all the Learning Outcomes they have acquired throughout the Master’s Degree program and subject to simulated conditions, such as budget, timing, and resources. This End Project will be carried out together with other students from other videogame-related Master’s Degrees at the U-tad: Master’s Degree in Game Design & Master’s Degree in Videogame Programming.... [-]


Master In Video Game Design And Development

VIU Valencian International University
Online Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The video game industry is constantly booming, and not coincidentally. Technological advances facilitate the development of more and better experiences, with multiple platforms-consoles, computers, mobile devices, etc.-occupying different niches that reach more people. [+]

The video game industry is constantly booming, and not coincidentally. Technological advances facilitate the development of more and better experiences, with multiple platforms-consoles, computers, mobile devices, etc.-occupying different niches that reach more people.

Definition of the program

This Master prepares you to enter the labor market in a competitive way in the multiple roles required by videogame creation studios. Through the two specializations offered (Art and Programming) you will obtain the necessary technical knowledge in your work and acquire a global perspective in the production of digital products for entertainment.

What makes this master unique?Teaching team involved in the video game industry.'Game Engines' subject aligned with the official Unity certification.Understand and improve the videogame development process through tools and automation.Intense relationship between the knowledge acquired and its applicability in the videogame industry.Consideration for new trends such as eSports, the gamification process and technologies such as Virtual Reality to maximize the impact.Direct experience acquired during the studies of the master with a range of projects in the industry (studies, freelancers, self-publishing)Professional outings... [-]

Master's Degree In Video Game Design And Development

Universidad de La Laguna
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Video games are currently a global social phenomenon that has been established as a leisure alternative for a faithful and significant group of consumers. According to the Video Game Yearbook 2015 of the Spanish Video Game Association (AEVI), Spain is the ninth country in the world in terms of video game consumption. The University Master in Design and Development of Videogames by the Universidad de La Laguna presents specialized studies with a body of mainly practical contents that allow the student with a basic computer training, specialize in the technologies and recent methods used in the production of videogames . [+]

Video games are currently a global social phenomenon that has been established as a leisure alternative for a faithful and significant group of consumers. According to the Video Game Yearbook 2015 of the Spanish Video Game Association (AEVI), Spain is the ninth country in the world in terms of video game consumption. The University Master in Design and Development of Videogames by the Universidad de La Laguna presents specialized studies with a body of mainly practical contents that allow the student with a basic computer training, specialize in the technologies and recent methods used in the production of videogames .

Professional outings

The student will be able to:

Act as a video game designer and explain and defend his role within a team dedicated to the creation of video games.Develop each of the stages of design of a video gameHandle information and generate documentation related to the design stages of a video game.Solve problems of design and gameplay, evaluating and using the game mechanics and the most appropriate narrative resources.Explain and defend the selected design decisions, using the player-centered design as a framework.Organize and maintain a professional portfolios of videogame projects.Competencies... [-]