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Game programming

Course start: August 2021
Application ends: ONGOING
Course length: 2 years (with a 40 week internship)

About the program

Forsbergs Game Programming is a higher vocational education for aspiring game programmers. The programme’s aim is to deliver a professional vocational education as a game programmer and game developer. With emphasis on creative abilities, ideation, and problem-solving skills, through “learning by doing”.

Game Programming is a full-time 110 weeks long programme, including 40 weeks of internship. Regular class hours are usually during daytime on weekdays. 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.

The programme is taught in English.


Students will better understand game programming, working on game projects, agile development and presentation skills. Topics such as creative thinking, ideation and process oriented work are covered in depth. Students will fundamentally learn scripting and programming for games. They will have hands-on experience, through game projects in collaboration with the game industry, visits to game studios, industry orientation and internship.

Tuition fRee

For more information on the fee for international students, please contact info@forsbergsskola.se

This is possible thanks to a sizable government grant rewarded to this programme.

Course start

August, 2021.


The programme is accredited by the Kingdom of Sweden, and therefore qualifies for student financial aid for studies, to students from many countries the world over that provides this possibility to their citizens. Swedish citizens can apply for financial aid for studies through CSN.

Some other examples, but not limited to, is citizens from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the self-governing Åland Islands.


Students receive a Higher Vocational Education Diploma after passing the education in all sub-courses.

experienced programmer already?

If you have programming experience already and want to make a career shift to the games industry, we can evaluate your skills and offer a tailor-made fast track to a game programming degree. Apply through the regular application form by clicking below, tell us about your background and we will get in touch.


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