School of Digital Technologies
Digital Learning Games (DLG) is a 2 year international master’s programme in the Tallinn University School of Digital Technologies. The main objective is to bring together people with different backgrounds, form heterogeneous teams, learn from experts and from each other, and make games.
Since most of the games are created in teams, people with any background can find a role in the game design and development team. Everybody who is interested in making games and learning game design is welcome to join. It is easier to find a role in the game design team if you have one of the following backgrounds:
This curriculum is unique because of its interdisciplinary nature. It integrates expertise from the following domains:
In order to cover a wide range of game design aspects this curriculum is provided in cooperation with 4 different institutes within Tallinn University:
Most of the learning activities are organized as teamwork. Students form smaller groups, take different roles and design game aspects and games from ideas to working prototypes.
By the end of their studies, students will be able to design games, learning activities and gamified products and services (such as web pages).
Tallinn University has a Virtual Reality (VR) and Game Lab. In this lab, students can experiment with existing VR and computer games and try VR hardware such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Samsung Gear VR. Game design and development teams are also welcome to use lab equipment for making and testing their games.
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Duration: 2 years
Tuition fee: 1250€ per semester.
Monthly speciality scholarship of 160€ will be granted on a merit basis.
Study language: English
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