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Video Games Video Game Game Design Curriculum
(Year 1 to 3)

Game Design training (Years 1 to 3)

  • Available in Aix-en-Provence, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Paris, Strasbourg, Toulouse
  • Delivered face to face
  • Professional certification «Game designer, designer in gamification » registered in the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP), level 6 (equivalent Bac +3/4)
  • Video Game Game Design Curriculum in 3 or 5 years

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The opportunity to visit our premises, discover how the school works, the graphic design and digital creation professions in which you will be trained, as well as meet our students and our teams!

Aix-en-Provence

01 june - 10h30

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Bordeaux

05 june - 17h30

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Lille

05 june - 17h00

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Lyon

05 june - 17h30

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Montpellier

19 june - 18h00

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Paris

31 may - 16h00

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Strasbourg

 

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Toulouse

05 june - 17h00

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Young people interested in our training can come and spend a day of immersion or take part in a discovery workshop, unique moments of discovery in contact with the students. This is an opportunity for them to get an idea of their future. They can discuss with the students, their professors and visit the establishment in privileged conditions. The campus prepares a suitable course for them to attend courses corresponding to their training project.

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Video Games / Game Design
training

The challenge of our Game Design training is to train Game Designers who will be able to think of Video Game projects in order to develop prototypes in a real-time context. The Game Designer must be on constant watch to identify new technologies serving new playful experiences.

The Bachelor Game Design course allows, in addition to general lessons, to acquire specific skills related to the design of a video game project as a whole.

This training allows you to master the fundamentals and the production environment of a video game. It is punctuated by individual and team work, studio visits, conferences, masterclasses ,… This course offers many educational experiences promoting international openness, autonomy, collective reflection, sharing and in the studio spirit. This video game design training has a high technical added value with the teaching of software specific to the world of video games, tools dedicated to production management, but also specific software such as Unity ®, Unreal ®, and also offers a first approach to development in game engines.

To complete the technical aspect, it also insists on the design and organization of a fun project by contributing the implementation of the concepts of Game Design, Level Design without forgetting project management and teamwork.

This specific game designer training offers students, who are passionate about new technologies and virtual universes, the opportunity to integrate a course that will give them all the keys to successfully entering the professional world.

The advantages of the Bachelor
Game Design program

Teachings

PROGRAM

CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC EDUCATION

  • History of art and civilizations
  • Scénario / Narration / Storytelling
  • English applied to Game Design
  • Sociology

TECHNICAL EDUCATION

  • Game Design
  • Immersive storytelling
  • Level Design
  • Game engine
  • The 3 Cs (control, camera, character)
  • Virtual reality (VR)
  • Infographics

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

  • Game Design Analysis
  • Video game economy
  • UX design
  • Applied Project Management
  • Video game marketing
  • Law and intellectual property
  • Inclusivity & Disability

PEDAGOGIC EXPERIENCES

  • “Board game” workshop
  • « Video game » workshop
  • Visit to a local studio
  • Workshop « pre-production of graduation project »
  • Participation in festivals
  • Studio visits
  • Game Jam

PROFESSIONAL STUDIO

  • Production of a game prototype
  • Storytelling
  • Carrying out play tests
  • Establishment of a management pipeline
  • Milestones made with the sponsor
  • Argued presentations of the project
  • Organization of project communication

The first year of the video games course offers a professional approach combining theoretical learning, lectures, and practical workshops. It also involves understanding and learning the game mechanics that are fundamental to the development of any games project, as well as discovering a first game engine and project organisation and management.

The second and third years of the Game Design course promote the passage of lessons learned into practice. The workshops offered allow students to carry out their first game design projects: board game, escape game, and end-of-year projects.

Academic
Objectives

Designing the script concept and defining the elements of a game, piloting and participating in the production of the prototype.

Prerequisites

Hold a level IV title or diploma, with a solid general culture. In addition, an entry test based in particular on the production of a Game document is requested.

Terms of access and duration of studies

Teaching methods used

Operational objectives/skills targeted by certification

Assessment modality

Individual oral and written, continuous assessment, and evaluation during the project phases.

Certification procedure

The award of the  » Game Designer - Concepteur de jeu «  Level 6 (equivalent to Bac+3/4) is conditional upon validation of all the skill blocks.

RNCP title  »[a Game designer concepteur en gamification «  Level 6 (equivalent to Bac+3/4) awarded by Brassart - professional qualification registered with the RNCP by decision of France Compétences on 20/07/2022 (RNCP 36744).

A validated block of skills is acquired over a period of 5 years.

No continuation of the route / No footbridge

Results indicator(s)

Rate of people taking the certification tests: 100% Success rate for certification (class of 2023): 92% Overall integration rate after 12 months (all jobs): 78% Integration rate into the profession covered by the certification after 12 months: 71

Dates

Back to school in September 2024

Brassart-Delcourt Academy school accessibility

You may be wondering about the possibility of following our training courses. Contact us, so that we can inform you and guide you as best as possible: accessibilite@brassart.fr.

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