Course name Game Development Summer Studies
Course date 28.05.2024 - 14.08.2024
Institution Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 15 ECTS credit

Field Technology HUB
Teacher Marika Mustalahti
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 10.04.2024 - 20.05.2024
OPEN UAS Enrolment
Course enrolment info

Game Development Summer Studies

28.05.2024 - 14.08.2024

Course description

During the summer students must complete either 5, 10, or 15 credits. Students can choose from 4 different tracks to compile the desired credit amounts. The tracks are:

  • Published Game
  • Game Development Competition
  • Portfolio
  • Rapid Development

The course is completed totally remotely. There are coaches available for mentoring and help, but there is no teaching. Independency and proactivity is required as well as basic knowledge on programming, graphics, design and/or production. Course language is primarily English.

Content of the course

Creation of a game according to a previously approved project plan or creation of polished portfolio piece. Game is published in a marketplace or the development team participates in game development competition during the same year.


Student has enough knowledge and skills to work as a producer, a designer, a programmer or an artist in a project independently or in a team.

Assessment criteria

Evaluation 5 – 0.

The student fulfills the required work hours and returns all required deliverables on time. In the team variations, the evaluations is also influenced by self- and peer reviews.

Course way of working and time table

The course is completed independently within 28.5.2024 – 14.8.2024 On Tuesday 28 May, the course has a kick-off lesson in Teams at 10 am.

Course additional info

When registering to the course, please choose how many credits you wish to complete.

Course enrolment info

The course is available free of charge for students coming via Campusonline. In this case, please remember to select ’student from another Finnish higher education institution’ as the enrolment type, choose your home school and use the e-mail address of your home school when enrolling.