Studies

You would like to focus on conception and development of games? The Stuttgart Media University does not offer a degree program specifically for games. However, cooperation among three bachelor programs – Audiovisual Media, Computer Science for Media, and Mobile Media – makes it possible to offer a broad range of courses in the area of games, covering a wide variety of relevant topics. The two master programs Computer Science and Media and Audiovisual Media Master allow students to carry on further in this direction. The Audiovisual Media master program offers a focus in “Interactive Systems and Games” leading to a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree. More information see below.

Selected lectures, that concern games:
Theory of Game Development
Game Design
Mobile Game Design
Game Engine Programming
Gameplay Programming
Game-Praktikum
Game Physics
Spieleentwicklung für mobile Geräte
Computergrafik
Künstliche Intelligenz für Computerspiele
Programming Massively Parallel Processors
Drehbuchentwicklung 1
User Interface Design
User Experience Design
Praxis der Spieleentwicklung
Praktikum Computeranimation
Studioproduktion Interaktive Medien

Below you can see the courses of study in which there is a focus on games.

Bachelor’s degree programs

Computer Science and Media

In Computer Science and Media you will focus on the technical aspects of game development. But thanks to the collaboration with several programs, it is also possible to get to know other topics.

For students who want to focus on the technical skills of game development, our program Computer Science and Media is the right program to choose!

Audiovisual Media

The program Audiovisual Media is a combination of technical and creative competencies, completed with economic and media science.

If you are interested in game development and want to focus on content and design, Audiovisual Media is the right program for you!

Mobile Media

Mobile Media is the App-program of Stuttgart Media University. Besides programming of mobile apps, business models, usability and design have priority. And because we have always used mobile devices to play games, we of course also create mobile games. By the way, not only for smartphones, iPods and tablets, but also for infotainment systems in vehicles.

Master’s degree programs

Computer Science and Media

In the master’s program Computer Science and Media the main focus is on the technical aspects of game development. But it is also possible to attend lectures from other programs, too.

If you are looking for a master’s degree in games development and want to focus on the technical aspects, Computer Science and Media is the right choice for you.

Audiovisual Media Master AMM

In the games development field the master’s program Audiovisual Media Master AMM offers a combination of technology and design.

If you want to focus on creative, but also some technical aspects, Audiovisual Media Master is the right program for you.

To get to the online-application, click here.