Program Details

Video Game Design

Bachelor's Degree
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About the Program

This BA in Video Game Design aims to train qualified artists to design, create, and develop content for video games from a professional perspective. Students tackle different processes and techniques, beginning with a holistic approach, before homing in on specialized skills, such as character design, 3D modelling, and concept art.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain theoretical and practical insights into the gaming industry;
  • Nurture creative skills to carry out original video games that resonate with the audience;
  • Be able to conceptualize and create characters, environments, levels, and game mechanics;
  • Gain practical experience through industry internships.


As a video game designer, you must possess a unique combination of skills, including:

  • Creativity

    Generate original ideas and express them through unique projects.
  • Technique

    Master the most used tools and software in the field of video game design.
  • Industry knowledge

    Keep up-to-date with trends and market evolution.
  • Resilience

    Adapt to changes in a dynamic and constantly evolving industry.

Career Prospects

The video game industry in Spain continues to grow, with a turnover of 2 billion euros and more than 14,000 jobs generated in the last year (data from AEVI).

Career Fields

  • Art direction,
  • Game direction,
  • Game design,
  • Level design,
  • Gameplay design,
  • Script,
  • Game journalism,
  • Concept art,
  • 3D modelling,
  • Texturing,
  • Lighting,
  • Rigging,
  • Unity operation,
  • Research and teaching, etc.

Diploma & Accreditation

The Bachelor's Degree is equivalent to a University degree and is accredited by the Agency for Quality in the University System. These studies will allow you to access official master's programs and exams for Public Service.

Required Materials

We offer you the software you need to carry out all your projects.

You will work with the following software and equipment:

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Our facilities

Join a community of emerging creatives and experienced mentors on our spectacular 11,000m2 campus. Sustainable architecture meets state-of-the-art facilities in 22@, Barcelona’s innovation district. Our inspiring campus is the place to turn creative dreams into career realities.

Connected with the business world

We have a Business Service that will guide and manage your internships, both curriculum-related and extracurricular, so that you can enjoy a unique professional experience with the company that best suits your profile.

Admissions Criteria

To enroll in this program, you must have completed high school or a CFGS (Higher Technical Education) and passed a specific entrance exam.

Candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Individuals over 18 years old without formal qualifications may gain access after passing a maturity test related to high-school objectives.

  • A pass in the university entrance exam for individuals aged 25 and older.

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent.

Academic Dates

The bachelor's degree program has a single start date in the month of September. The enrollment period begins in October of the previous year and ends in July.