Creating Your First Video Game IM00CT20-3004

Creating Your First Video Game

Code: IM00CT20-3004

3 cr

Language of instruction: English

Course dates: 21.05.2018 - 31.05.2018

45.00 €

TAMK Mediapolis, Tampere

Registration a minimum of two weeks before the beginning of the course.

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Open University of Applied Sciences

Course dates

21.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00
22.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00
23.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00
24.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00
25.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00
28.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00
29.05.2018 09:15 - 15:00


-Students are able to create simple html5-based video games.
-Students are able to do game graphics, level design and game logic without the need to learn code syntax.
-The students are able to collaborate online in an international student team in order to create a working video game as the course work project.


During this online course, the students create a simple video game. The tools used during the course are free and no prior knowledge of coding is required. The games created as a result of this course will be playable with any web browser. The course is built in a way that allows it to be customized to individual learning preferences of each student. As a student, you can choose if you want to use a lecture based structured approach or a more flexible problem based learning approach during this course.

Teaching methods

-Learning by doing
-Problem based learning

Teaching material

-Free digital resources

Methods and grounds for evaluation

-The course is evaluated based on a practical exam, during which the student is tasked with various activities related to video game creation

Degree programme and study field

Degree Programme in Media and Arts

Contact teaching group

The educational provision of the open UAS consists of degree programme courses. Contact teaching takes place either in degree student groups which have places reserved for open UAS students or in separate open UAS groups. Contact teaching of these studies is organised in degree student groups.

How to register?

Please register for the course you wish to take using the registration form provided at the top of this page. Submit the form two weeks before the beginning of the course at the latest. After that, you can contact the Open UAS Office (avoinamk@tamk.fi) to ask if there are any free places available.

Registration becomes binding 7 days before the beginning of the course. We will send an invitation to the email address you have given. The invitation will include detailed instructions about starting the studies.

TAMK’s degree students register through the student administration system, Pakki. They will be admitted if there are free places on the course. The studies are free of charge for degree students.

Payment terms

The payment term is 21 days net from the invoice date.

Cancellation terms

Registration becomes binding 7 days before the course begins. The study place has to be cancelled by contacting the Open UAS Office by email (avoinamk(at)tamk.fi). If cancelled later, the whole fee is charged. Please remember to cancel your registration in time if you cannot start the studies. It is never enough simply to inform a teacher that you wish to cancel your registration.

Updated 24.04.2018

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