• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Game Design program at BAU offers its students to be able to design the processes needed for designing games, making of it and analysing it afterwards, as well as working at game studios and/or studying in a higher education for academic purposes.

About

Game Design program outcomes at BAU

  • To gain understanding about game making process
  • To gain knowledge about cultural and social effects of games
  • Gaining talent about playful experience design, everyday aspects of games and gamification
  • From interdisciplinary point of view analysing and questioning of making processes of games
  • To understand games in global sense in terms of marketing
  • To find solutions and practical means in game making processes
  • To understand the processes of project management and team management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Game Design
  • Departmental Elective
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Game Design Studio
  • Departmental Elective
  • Seminar
  • Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • The Graduate Programs accept students with the evaluation of; the score of ALES or International exams like GRE and GMAT which are approved by Higher Education Council (YÖK). 
  • International Students are accepted to the graduate programs with internationally accredited undergraduate diploma and the score of above mentioned exams. 
  • The acceptance of exchange students is executed within the framework of mutual agreements (Erasmus or General Academic Protocol) between Bahçeşehir Universtiy and the partner universities. Special Students ,can be registered to the courses upon approval of the related academic unit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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