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Game Design

Course start: 26 Aug 2019
Application ends: -
Course length: 2,5 years (incl. 40 week internship)

About the program

Forsbergs Game Design is a higher educational portfolio program for game designers and level designers. The program aims to give a creative and professional game development education, with emphasis on creative abilities and ideation, through “learning by doing”. The program is qualified for Swedish financial aid for studies (CSN).

Game Design is a full-time 110 weeks long portfolio program with 40 weeks of internship included. Regular class hours are daytime Monday-Friday. However, some classes may be scheduled in evenings and on weekends. The school is open around the clock for your own work. The training consist of lectures, workshops, tutorials and presentations of the various projects, individual work and group work.


Creative thinking, ideation and process oriented work. Game design, level design, balancing and quality assurance. AAA, serious games, apps and mobile games. Reward mechanisms and gamification. Scripting and coding. Game projects, agile development and presentation skills. Field studies at game development studios, industry orientation and internship.

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is SEK 260.000. The education is exempt from VAT (value-added tax). The program requires that you have access to your own laptop. Financing the tuition fee is possible for Swedish residents through tuition loans from CSN (Swedish financial aid for studies). The education is eligible for study aid under section B1 (tertiary level). Contact CSN to check your personal conditions. Please read more at www.csn.se.


Monday August 26, 2019.


All students receive a graduate diploma after passing the education in all sub-courses.


The application is done by filling out the online application form and submitting your portfolio with work samples. Qualification assessment and selection process is based on a screening of the work sample assignments and an interview. Accomplished distance learning course or night course in game development at Forsbergs, or similar course, is a merit. Read more about the application procedure here.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us if you have any further questions, we are happy to answer them and guide you.

Game jam 17-18 August 2019

Forsbergs Game Jam on the weekend of 17 – 18 August 2019 in Stockholm is a workshop where we create games and test our creativity. The workshop is open to everyone (age limit 18), from professionals to amateurs. You get to meet other game fanatics, exchange experiences, develop concepts and try new tools and methods. You can either work on your own project or join a group and contribute with your ideas and experiences. Read more here.

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