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UNDERGRADUATE

Game Design

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QUASAR INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED DESIGN

Game Design

Undergraduate

CREDITS

180

START DATE

october

DURATION

3 years

ATTENDANCE

full time

IN-PERSON COURSE
CREDITS

180

START DATE

october

DURATION

3 years

ATTENDANCE

full time

Become an expert Game Designer!

Choose a unique course in Italy and become a Game Designer expert not only in video game design, but capable of applying your knowledge to all areas that today make use of the principles of gamification: design and automotive companies, marketing campaigns in all sectors, cinemas and museums.

Academic Course

The Game Design course is divided into three study areas.

Videogame
It provides you with the necessary means to create high-quality video games, in a unique and innovative environment where you can bring your projects to life, supported by experts in the sector.

Cinematic pre-visualization
Cinematic preview is a new and exciting field where a film is built even before a single scene is shot. Movies like Avengers: The age of Ultron, the Planet of the Apes and many others have used this new tool, benefiting in terms of time and budget.

Art Curation
This part of the course moves on an avant-garde path that aims to think, design and take care of new spaces dedicated to art, using new technologies and knowledge of Game Design to break the walls that divide Humans, Machines and Art.

The Course is accredited by the Ministry with the name “Interaction Design – Game Design”.

96% PLACEMENT RATE

Our students receive a job offer within 6 months of completing the course.
We are the ones who put you in touch with the leading companies in the sector.

96% PLACEMENT RATE

Our students receive a job offer within 6 months of completing the course.
We are the ones who put you in touch with the leading companies in the sector.

QUASAR INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED DESIGN

Contents

Game Design

1st YEAR

Computer science for graphics
10 CFA

Computer graphics
8 CFA

Digital image processing
6 CFA

Computer games 1
12 CFA

Interaction theories and techniques
8 CFA

Multimedia communication
8 CFA

Drawing techniques and technologies
4 CFA

Information and digital communication law
4 CFA

2nd YEAR

Mass media theory and method
6 CFA

Digital technologies and applications
6 CFA

Digital photography
4 CFA

Computer games 2 –
CFA

Interaction design
10 CFA

Interactive software design
10 CFA

Performative techniques for the visual arts
6 CFA

Interdisciplinary seminars, workshops, competitions, IT skills, internships
4 CFA

Training activities chosen by the student
4 CFA

English language
2 CFA

III ANNO

History of contemporary art
8 CFA

Interactive systems
10 CFA

Computer games 3
6 CFA

Multimedia installations
6 CFA

Expository communication
8 CFA

Interdisciplinary seminars, workshops, competitions, IT skills, internships
6 CFA

Training activities chosen by the student
6 CFA

Final thesis test
10 CFA

Teachers

All courses are taught by successful and experienced designers, professors, technicians and artists, selected for their passion and real knowledge of the working landscape. Our teaching staff is the backbone of our training offer: the aim is to offer you the best.

Professional Landscape

The Game Design Undergraduate course provides strong theoretical foundations, with lessons on Game Theory, Gamification, Contemporary Art. The practical lessons instead focus on the in-depth study of Game Engine, 3D and 2D, programming of real, sound and virtual spaces, Mocap AR and VR technologies.

Graduates are provided with a design method that combines creativity and rigor, both supported by adequate control of representation techniques, both manual and computer-assisted, through the most advanced software for 2D, 3D drawing and virtual modeling. The course prepares professional figures such as Game Designer, Interaction Designer, Pre-Visualization Artist and Exhibition Curator.

Don't miss the Open Day!

Whether you are already animated by an overwhelming passion for design or you are simply intrigued by this fascinating world, QuasarDay is an opportunity you cannot miss!

Come and discover our school-laboratory, get to know the teachers and our distinctive approach to teaching. You will be able to participate in the Q&A and find answers to all your doubts, visit our interactive exhibition and find out everything about the new educational offer and scholarships!

…And if you can’t be with us live, follow us from home in live streaming!

QUASAR INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED DESIGN

Discover Quasar Institute

Every year we support talent and creativity by providing scholarships and financial benefits.

We put at your disposal a series of free preparatory lessons, to get to the heart of the chosen course. We accompany you at the beginning of your training path, giving you all the tools to prepare with confidence and tranquility for the three-year study period.

A real contemporary craftsman’s workshop available to our students, the place where creative ingenuity can materialize into a prototype and your projects, whether paper or digital, are transformed into tangible artefacts.

A special card created for all our students, which entitles them to numerous advantages and discounts at bookshops and bookshops, copying and printing centres, stationery shops, prototyping services, nurseries, photography and IT centers and much more!

The teachers are available and truly attentive to your study path, which is completely structured, with an excellent balance of theory and practice.
As soon as I graduated, Quasar itself sent me some internship offers, and within a few months I received a job offer.

Giorgia Ciattaglia

The experience at Quasar made me grow a lot, the teachers helped me bring out the best in me, to believe more in myself.
I found a job less than a month after graduating.

Jacopo Pietropaoli

It is one of the best places in Rome when it comes to training creative people.
The teachers care 100% about the student's education, they treat you as an equal, as a professional, they don't make you feel that gap between teacher and student.

Francesca Castaldo

I chose Quasar because it offered me a complete course of study, unlike other institutes, and this proved to be fundamental.
I found a job almost immediately, 2-3 months after graduating, and today I work as a designer in an architecture studio.

Virginia Saracino
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