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Master On Campus

Game Studies

Tampere University

24 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

The Game Studies program offered by Tampere University provides an in-depth view to the fundamental character and development of games and play.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Expanding from entertainment to other areas of life, games have grown into a form of culture and human interaction that is a crucial part of our social life and current media landscape.

Graduates typically combine the skills and knowledge derived from the Game Studies program offered by Tampere University , with previous studies and proficiencies that enable them to work in various professional roles, in research, public sector as well as in industry. 

Career prospects

Graduates typically combine the skills and knowledge derived from this programme with previous studies and proficiencies that enable them to work various professional roles, in research, public sector as well as in industry. The need for knowledgeable workforce is growing in the fields related to games and interactive media, but the students should adopt an active attitude in fashioning their own specific area of expertise and professional profile.

The possible jobs of graduates include researchers, developers, critics and specialists working with the interpretation, evaluation and implementation of games and related fields like social media and gamification.

Programme Structure

  • The program is particularly targeted at the questions of analysis, design and application of games from the interconnected perspectives of games, game players, game developers and game cultures. 
  • It will give you the academic skills needed to analyse, observe and understand the developments in this field of study while also encouraging a more pragmatic involvement and hands-on attitude with games and playful design.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

  • which corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study
  • from a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to
  • from an recognised institution of higher education
  • The Bachelor’s degree completed in a university outside Finland must provide eligibility for university-level master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded.

AND a good command of the English language for academic purposes. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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