Interactive Simulations and Games

SwB, course package, 60 credits

Interactive simulations and games deals with the technology underlying computer games and simulations as well as game and interaction design. The courses in this package provides skills in computer graphics, simulation engines, gameplay design and artifical intelligence, which are all central in game development. This set of courses is complemented with core interaction design skills such as prototyping and interaction design methodologies, which are essential for creative work and building of prototypes to show design concepts.
 
Courses
First semester: September 2015 - December 2015
 
Second semester: January 2016 - June 2016
 
Entry requirements
Minimum 3½ years and preferably 4 years of studies in a BSc degree programme in Brazil.
Major in: Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Cognitive Science or Computational Linguistics.
Prerequisites: Programming and Human-computer interaction.
 
English requirements
The most common and important scores that are accepted for studies at Chalmers are
  • IELTS (academic training), 6.5 (with no part of the test below 5.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet based): 90 (with a minimum of 20 on the written part)
  • TOEFL (paper based): 575 (with a minimum of 4.5 on the written part)

The above tests and test scores are minimum requirements, no exemptions will be granted by Chalmers.
The Institutional TOEFL-test (ITP) score is not valid for academic purposes at Chalmers.

 
 
Application (for entry academic year 2015/16)
Credits: 60 cr
Duration: 10 months or 2 semesters
Start of first semester: Early September 2015
End of second semester: Early June 2016
Rate of study: 100% (full-time studies at Chalmers is equivalent to 4 courses or 30 credits per semester)
Instructional time: Daytime
Language of instruction: English
Teaching form: On-campus
Tuition fee: 140 000 SEK
Application period: 
10 February: Application period opens on Universityadmissions.se
20 February: Application deadline
25 February: Deadline for University Admissions to receive documents to complete the electronic admission application (transcript in Portuguese, official translation of transcript in English, copy of English test results)
18 March: Notification of selection results published on your personal profile on Universityadmissions.se
Application instructions in detail (external link on studyinsweden.se) 
 
Contact
Questions regarding application and admission: Chalmers’ Admissions, admissions@chalmers.se
Specific questions about course content: Olof Torgersson, olof.torgersson@chalmers.se
Other questions: Student Exchange, studentexchange@chalmers.se
 
 

Published: Thu 22 Nov 2012. Modified: Mon 02 Mar 2015