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Game Development
Game Development
4.9 (7545)

Learning method: On campus

Duration: 2 years

Major: Information Technology

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What is Game development?

Game development is a part of software development, in which game developers use programming languages to create complete games including 2D games and 3D games and to build up game servers. Game developers play a very important part in the development of a game; they combine graphics and sounds, handle events and physical interactions, create game logic, apply artificial intelligence, or program multiplayer games, etc.

Since technology devices such as computers, tablets, smartphones, etc. in every household which are being used by everyone, together with the spreading of internet all over the world, the demands for entertainment and game products are booming and they will surely increase rapidly in the future, when a large number of new games will be released.

However, the game players are posing more challenges and ask for much higher quality. That means game developers should adapt with the latest technology and tools in this field in order to create the best products.

The Game Development academic program offered by VTC Academy is introduced based on the growing trend of the game industry and the real demands of leading enterprises in the game production sector. Therefore, Game developers graduated from VTC Academy can adapt to the working environment quickly and meet the enterprises’ requirements.

Growth of global game market

Forecast for each market segments by 2022:

Compressed games / Games downloaded to computers
Games on computer browsers
Handheld games consoles
Games for tablets
Games for smartphones

Game Development
Program structure
SEM 1:
PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS

1. Semester Orientation Session

2. English for Information Technology

3. Personal and Career Development

4. Learning How to Learn

5. Soft Skills: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Collaboration, Communication

6. Computer Fundamentals

7. Basic Programming Language

8. Data Structures & Algorithms

9. Object-Oriented Programming Using C#

10. Network Programming Fundamentals

11. Working with RDBMS

12. Object-Oriented Analysis & Design

13. Project 1

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SEM 2:
GAME DEVELOPMENT

14. Semester Orientation Session

15. Video Game Industry

16. C++ Programming Language

17. 2D Game Concept

18. 2D Game Engine (Cocos2d-x)

19. Software testing

20. Project 2

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SEM 3:
ADVANCED GAME DEVELOPMENT

21. Semester Orientation Session

22. Video Game Production

23. 3D Game Engine (Unity 3D & Unreal Engine)

24. Game Networking Engine (SmartFox, Photon)

25. Game Artificial Intelligence

26. Game Publishing

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SEM 4:
FINAL PROJECT

27. Capstone Project

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Graduate outcomes
Game Development
01
Fully equipped with knowledge of game development process and roles of relevant units in order to become a game developer.
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Know how to develop games on common platforms, multiplayer games and artificial intelligence for games.
03
Own game products in real projects that the students have done in their Competency profiles.
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Acquired professional working process through step-by-step implementation of actual projects with VTC Academy world-class partners.
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Employment guarantee with a starting salary of up to VND 15 million.
Game Development
Career opportunities
Unity 3D game developer
Game Development
Multiplayer game developer
Game Development
Artificial Intelligence developer for games
Career development pathway
Game Development
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