Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Game Design and Development in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Game Design and Development(Game Design and Development)
  • Major Subject: Game Design and Development
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Game Design and Development

  •  The Independent Institute of Education,Vega, Pretoria  
    The following are the modules covered

    (i) Principles of Game Design 1

    (ii) Game Development 1

    (iii) 2D Animation

    (iv) 3D Animation

    (v) Programming Logic and Design (Introduction)

    (vi) Drawing for Gaming

    (vii) Brand and Marketing 1

    (viii) Game Design 2

    (ix) Game Development 2​​

    (x) Narrative for Gaming

    (xi) Database Introduction

    (xii) Mathematical Principles for Developers

    (xiii) Digital Law and Ethics

    (xiv) Brand and Marketing 2​

    (xv) Brand Activation

    (xvi) Game Design 3

    (xvii) Game Development 3

    (xviii) Introduction to Research

    (xix) Open Source Coding

    (xx) Work Integrated Learning​


    Course requirements

    (i) A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English, 50% for Mathematics or 60% for Mathematical Literacy coupled with a minimum of 50% in three other 20-credit NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject). However, candidates who have Mathematics at level 3 (40 - 49%) or Mathematical Literacy at levels 3-4 (40-59%) in the NSC may be admitted if they achieved the required level in Grade 11 and will be required to attend additional tutorials for the numerate modules; OR

    (ii) A National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four vocational subjects is required; OR

    (iii) A Senior Certificate (SC) (with endorsement) with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 60% for Mathematics on the SG;OR

    (iv) A Senior Certificate(Amended) SC(A) with degree admission with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 60% for Mathematics on the SG.

    (v) For international qualifications: A USAf Exemption Certificate to degree studies with 50 % or equivalent for Mathematics

    (vi) Alternatively, a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate* field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies.



    Fees: R89 000



    Course duration: 3 years




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