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The video game development industry encompasses the segments of creating, developing, publishing, and selling video games. This rapidly growing industry, which generated a staggering $184.4 billion in revenue in 2022, employs various types of professionals, including programmers, producers, designers, writers, and many other creative occupations.

Our professional bachelor study programme in game development prepares you for success in this industry!

This professional study programme is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of video game development as an inseparable combination of programming knowledge and skills, design, and various artistic disciplines. Modern video games are highly sophisticated products that utilize advanced technologies for their creation. We believe that game development is an ever-evolving field, and therefore, we encourage our students to stay up to date with the latest trends and techniques.

As a student at Algebra, you will have access to the latest technology and software used in the game development industry. Additionally, you will learn from experienced instructors who have extensive industry focused expertise, which will help you acquire valuable knowledge and skills in solving real problems and challenges in game creation.

If you are interested in game mechanics, digital worlds, characters, and gameplay experiences, then you are in the right place because at Algebra. We believe in providing comprehensive education that includes theoretical knowledge and practical experience! This programme is a perfect choice if you enjoy thinking outside the box and finding creative and efficient solutions to complex problems. Algebra students will have the opportunity to work on collaborative projects with their peers and create their own games as part of the educational process, as well as present their results to investors.

Transform your passion for video games into a career by enrolling in this professional bachelor study programme in game development!

What you will learn in the game development study

Our instructors are industry experts with years of experience in game development. The program is designed to be practical and provide students with plenty of opportunities to create games and gain hands-on experience. Additionally, we offer a wide range of specialized supplementary education that covers everything from game design to programming and beyond.

The program is flexible, allowing students to tailor their education to their specific interests and career goals. We provide comprehensive education that encompasses all aspects of game development, including programming, design, art, and production.

What will you learn at the computer game development course?

You will gain knowledge in creating and designing engaging game worlds, characters, stories, and gameplay experiences, as well as implementing them in actual games.
You will learn the basics of roles, usage, and creation of audio and visual art in video games. This includes 3D modeling, 2D concept creation, animation, visual effects, and audio production.
You will master the skills of managing game development projects from start to finish, including planning, task allocation, and team management.
You will acquire insights into marketing activities specific to video games and the fundamentals of running a business to be able to start your own team.
You will learn to create comprehensive project documentation and give shape to creative ideas that can be transformed into concrete projects through documentation.
You will develop skills to translate abstract and creative ideas into a tangible form that enables project execution.

Game development is a highly multidisciplinary task that requires diverse knowledge and skills from different team members. During your studies, you will further develop your communication and coordination skills to ensure effective information flow and high-quality teamwork among members from different fields, with different ways of thinking and personalities.

Examples of jobs we’re preparing you for:

Game Programmer

Your role as a game developer will involve a wide range of programming and technological activities in the creation of video games.

Game Designer

As a game designer, you will be responsible for creating and conceptualizing the game’s concept, implementing it through gameplay mechanics, and storytelling. Additionally, the game designer is the main and responsible factor in creating documentation for video games.

Game Producer

Your role will involve organizing and efficiently managing the project and team members, as well as coordinating with external factors such as company owners or publishers. Required knowledge includes familiarity with various technologies, workflow processes, and budgeting.

Game Tester (Quality Assurance)

As a game tester, you will test all aspects of the created video game and identify unforeseen problems or errors that occurred during the production phase. The final result being correct and enjoyable to play depends on you.

Game Writer

With knowledge of all aspects of game creation, the role of a game writer is to be innovative in creating engaging stories and characters that will enrich the game or facilitate the rest of the team’s creation process with ideas.

Level Designer

As a level designer, you will construct the game world and its challenges, playing a crucial role in creating a quality and enjoyable gameplay experience!

Example Class

Mathematical foundations of game development

This course will teach you to map the faces of your virtual characters in order to give them emotion. You will learn the basics of acting and carefully timed and planned gestures to achieve a higher professional level of animation and make the animated characters more understandable. You will learn about the professional standard methodology currently in use and the principles of creating animations of character movement, body language and acting using your own characters.

Study programme duration

8 semesters (4 years)

Semester duration

15 weeks of active teaching
+ 4 examination weeks

Total number of ECTS points


Algebra University Title

bacc. ing. comp.

Bachelor in Game Development

Certifications obtained during studies

ECDL Start
(4 exams)