Master On Campus

Games User Experience

University of Skövde

12 months
12350 EUR/year
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Sweden is a leading nation in the global game industry, and Skövde is the leading Swedish city in which to study game development. Here you will find: Games User Experience degree offered by the University of Skövde.


Games User Experience degree offered by the University of Skövde is aimed at applicants with a bachelor's degree in any of the many areas involved in game development. You will gain not only a theoretical and practical understanding of the experiences and emotions games elicit in their players, but, more importantly, how to examine and evaluate them. Students who graduate from the programme can move on to work with game design and game user experience studies in game companies, or apply to PhD programmes in most countries. However it is also possible to stay in Skövde and pursue a career in games.

The focus of your studies

Developing games is about creating engaging experiences for players. The growing ubiquity of games in society and culture means that new and diverse user groups are playing games. This has led not only to new opportunities, but also many new challenges for game developers. One of these is to better understand how players interact with games and in what ways these interactions can be studied, understood and improved. Working with games user experience will involve working with interaction design, research methodology, human-computer interaction, and game development in order to fully be able to unpack peoples' experiences of playing games.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Games User Experience - Research & development
  • Applied Game User Experience
  • Game Design
  • Experimental Game Evaluation
  • Master Degree Project in Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certificates and diplomas of your completed degree from your country/countries of study.
  • Transcripts of completed courses and grades for each semester included in your degree. 
  • Proof of English language skills
  • In order to speed up the processing of your application, we require a copy of the page in your passport with your personal data and photograph, or some other identification document.
  • For most master's level courses and programmes, the requirement is also the equivalent of English 6/English Course B, though some may require a lower or higher level of English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12350 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 12 months.

130,000 SEK per year

Living costs for Skövde

6850 - 9320 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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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