Introduction to Transformative Game Design, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, Mixed, 50%, Distance learning

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 6 November 2022

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-54862 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Outline for distance course: The course is net-based and has no mandatory physical meetings. To follow the course, you will need a computer with internet connection.

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 0

    Registration: 29 July 2022 – 22 August 2022

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 15,000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 15,000

About the course

Are you pursuing a career in a helping profession? Do you have experience with analog role-playing games? Do you want to use analog role-playing games in your work? At the Department of Game Design, you can study the power of transformative play. This foundational course gives you an overview of the theoretical and practical underpinnings of using role­playing games as a vehicle for personal and social growth. It's the first of four (4) courses which together makes you eligible for the Certificate in Transformative Game Design.

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Contact

Department of Game Design

Strandgatan 1b (Residenset) 621 57 VISBY

Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland, 62167 Visby

Email: gamedesign@speldesign.uu.se

Stephanie Noroozy, Study Counsellor

Email: gamedesign@speldesign.uu.se

Study Administration: Questions about registration, cancellation, certificates etc.

Email: studentservice-cg@uu.se