Master in Game Design in France

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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 refers to the creation of digital media in the form of video games, online gaming content and downloadable entertainment applications. Game designers may work for themselves creating original content, or they may create media for companies, businesses, or educational corporations.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

Master in Game Design in France

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MASTER GAME 3D TECH

LISAA Paris
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 France Paris

This course allows each student to further develop their skills in the field of video game design. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Game Design in France. This course allows each student to further develop their skills in the field of video game design. PROGRAMME SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH IN SEPTEMBER 2016 The approach of video games as designed by this course at LISAA implies that the students learn about techniques that will allow them to create Physically Based Rendering (PBR) used in AAA video games productions. Students further their skills in directing, development of realist shaders, software use (Substance, Maya...) and Unreal engine, combining 2-D and 3-D techniques for complex projects and optimising a production schedule. This approach leads to an in-depth knowledge of the entire pipeline for 3-D video game production. MASTER-EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION The 3-D Game Tech course takes place over one year following a bachelor-level qualification in 2-D Video Games or 3-D Video Games from LISAA. It is also open to students from other digital animation schools. Careers 3D Animator Background artist Background designer Character Designer / Artist Character rigger Concept artist Technical director Game designer Level designer Lighting / Rendering artist Modeler / Mapper Compositing operator / editor Props designer Rigger WriterShader artist Technical artist Video games tester / QA tester Texturing artist VFX artist Entry Requirements & Application To be eligible for this course, students must fulfil the following criteria: hold a qualification from LISAA or other digital animation school in VFX, 2-D Animation, 3-D Animation, 2-D Video Games or 3-D Video Games (BAC + 3 Years of further study); have strong skills in drawing, visual design, modelling, set up, animation, rendering; have a good level of English; have already undertaken a work placement in a company in the animation industry. Fees French and EU residents
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Master in Interactive Design and Game Development

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time

At SCAD, we take games seriously. Our interactive design and game development program has won the top prize in the E3 College Game Competition for two years running, along with receiving praise from The Princeton Review and Animation Career Review. [+]

It's not just a game — it's a career At SCAD, we take games seriously. Our interactive design and game development program has won the top prize in the E3 College Game Competition for two years running, along with receiving praise from The Princeton Review and Animation Career Review. From participation in professional conferences to opportunities to collaborate with industry giants, our students have every chance to capitalize on their passion for interactive design. We'll provide the top-of-the-line tools, the outstanding faculty and the advanced curriculum you need — you just bring your A-game. M.A. in interactive design and game development Available at: - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning ITGM 502 Game Design Perspectives* ITGM 503 Design Methods for Interactivity* ITGM 505 Game Art Methods* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration† ITGM 705 Interactive Design and Media Application ITGM 706 Game Design Documentation‡ ITGM 709 Visual Interface and Information Design‡ ITGM 710 Character Development§ ITGM 715 Interactive Web Design§ ITGM 719 Scripting for Interactivity# ITGM 721 Environments for Games# ITGM 723 Human-centered Interactive Design ITGM 748 Interactive Design and Game Development M.A. Final Project — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in interactive design and game development Available at: - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning ITGM 502 Game Design Perspectives* ITGM 503 Design Methods for Interactivity* ITGM 505 Game Art Methods* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration† ITGM 705 Interactive Design and Media Application ITGM 706 Game Design Documentation‡ ITGM 709 Visual Interface and Information Design‡ ITGM 710 Character Development§ ITGM 715 Interactive Web Design§ ITGM 719 Scripting for Interactivity# ITGM 721 Environments for Games# ITGM 723 Human-centered Interactive Design ITGM 749 ITGM Portfolio and Business Practices ITGM 755 Thesis Studio I: Exploration and Prototype Research ITGM 765 Thesis Studio II: Application and Production ITGM 779F Graduate Field Internship¶ ITGM 779T Graduate Teaching Internship¶ ITGM 790 Interactive Design and Game Development M.F.A. Thesis — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 90 hours* Careers in interactive and game development Become an interactive designer. Become a web designer. Become a game designer. At SCAD, professionals visit with students every quarter, interviewing for positions and reviewing portfolios. Recent visitors include representatives from Zynga, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Crystal Dynamics and Activision. These opportunities reflect our status as one of the world’s most acclaimed universities for the study of interactive design and game development. Launch your career as a professional: Game designer Concept artist Online games developer/designer Interface designer Modeler/texture artist Level designer Web designer Environmental artist UI/UX designer And get recruited and hired by the best of the best: Epic Games Sucker Punch Productions Firaxis Games Frog Design 24 Caret Games Autodesk Gameware Google Blizzard Bemis Balkind [-]

Master Of Artistic Director In Video Game Creation

Autograf
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

This Master wants to be very concrete. It is built around the student video game project. These will have to design, develop, publish and market their game. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Game Design in France. Pascal Luban, game designer and creative director (Ubisoft, Activision, Sony, DICE), is the reference professional who is in charge of educational validation of this training. This Master wants to be very concrete. It is built around the student video game project. These will have to design, develop, publish and market their game. If it knows the success, they can even generate revenue. And if that is not the case, the fact of seeing his name associated with a published game is a great business card. Program: - Advanced Academic Training: Computer Graphics, Programming, Design - Introduction to new skills: Marketing, project management, legal bases - Development of a game concept and its prototype. - Game Development - Preparing the marketing campaign - Publication and marketing of the game (monitoring of the community, continuing the communication campaign, animation game) - Academic Advanced training to prepare them for setting up their own studio: Entrepreneurship, management - Preparation of a second project (individual or group) that students will seek to develop after the master. The training requires 25 weeks of mandatory training in the workplace. Formation's goal : The industrial fabric of the video game industry today is mainly composed of small teams begin developing their own project. Publishing his game has become the key to convince investors or FAJV and unlock future funding. The purpose of this course is for the student: - Design and develop a video game - Bring the expertise it needs devices - Give the opportunity to rub shoulders with the realities of the post-publication - Above , offer the first opportunity by allowing it to develop, publish and market a play. Validate a double degree: a title recognized by the State Level I (Bac + 5) and an international diploma. entry requirement: Hold a title or diploma level II (Bachelor, Bachelor) and have completed schooling of three years of higher education in the fields of gaming or 3D. Prerequisite: Creativity, multidisciplinary technological sensitivity, communication skills, computer literacy and Software (Photoshop, 3DS Max, game engine, programming, ...), art and contemporary culture, autonomy, team spirit. Trades:The diploma holder, with his multidisciplinary approach can integrate a development studio and effectively fit into a small team. He will bear the responsibility for the entire project, from needs analysis to the sponsor to realization and implementation of the actions for which it is the guarantor of compliance and quality. The role of the artistic director is both strategic, organizational and managerial, and, according to the structures in which it operates, it achieves some or all of the following areas: a client request analysis and definition of strategic recommendations Proposal Development Design and implementation of the project Management Team Competitive intelligence, market and technology trends and artistic financial management of actions Depending on the specialization, he will also participate in the realization of the characters and scenery in 3D, animation characters, or integration / scripting data in real-time engine of the game. The strong development of "serious games" provides new opportunities for developers of video games, as evidenced by the establishment of specialized companies in this innovative sector. [-]