- Armed with the practical skills needed to design and build games, students will learn how to apply insights from critical work directly to the production of new types of game designs.
- The M.S. in Critical Game Design at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute represents a new kind of practical and theoretical curriculum that leverages the interdisciplinary strengths of Rensselaer. Through the program, students will explore the growing literature in the field of game design in order to inform the design of games that respond to the issues that arise out of these texts and curricular investigations.
Programme StructureThe goal of the curriculum is to:
- Enable students to transform the medium of games and the games industry through building games
- Prepare students to take leadership roles in newly created Ph.D. programs in game design across the world
- Provide a platform for GSAS faculty and Rensselaer to contribute to an emerging, cutting-edge field, represented by programs at peer and aspirant institutions
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesDesign Video Games & Animation View 570 other Masters in Design in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Graduate Application
- Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
- Personal Statement
- Resume or curriculum vitae
- Two letters of recommendation
- Portfolio, if required by department
- IT Background Evaluation form
- Transcripts and Degrees
- GRE/GMAT Scores
International57100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 57100 USD per year during 12 months.
National57100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 57100 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Troy
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