Game Programmer

About the education

Gameplay, game physics, or AI – become a game programmer!

Gameplay, game physics or AI – get the experience you need to work with programming in the games industry!

Study game programming in Warsaw!

Study game programming with dedicated teachers and creative coursemates. Whether it is gameplay functionality, physics, AI, or tools that you are most interested in specializing for game development, this program will get you into the industry with credibility through hands-on development experience in video game programming.

  • Located in Warsaw.
  • 2,5 years (5 terms/semesters).
  • 30 weeks of internship.


„Learning by Doing, Learning by Reflection”

Develop through our game programmer education core competencies in game and IT development. You will learn from industry professionals and teachers from leading companies in the industry.

Get access to our creative environment including equipment and relevant software where you grow and build your skills together with talented classmates and senior game developers at Futuregames.

You will actively participate in intensive game projects together with coursemates from our other programs that runs concurrently, such as: Indie Game Developer, Game Designer, Game Artist, and QA/Game Testers, where you will be simulating professional projects to reflect the reality of working in the gaming industry, and prepare for a progressive career in creativity.

With our game programmer education, we want to forge pragmatic individuals with balanced and broad-perspective mindset, strong ability to work together, leadership skills, and proactive attitude.


The video game industry needs you.

We have close working relationships and are in direct cooperation with the games industry. Some of these companies and studios includes King, Avalanche Studios, Ubisoft, EA DICE, Fatshark, Paradox Interactive, Starbreeze Studios, Glorious Games Group, Uprise, NEAT Corporation, Epic Games, Really Interactive, and the list goes on.

We will implement our experiences from the Swedish market in Poland. We are currently developing working relationships with over 40 Polish gamedev companies. This will result in recreating the Swedish model and succes in Poland. For YOUR benefit.

We are supported by solid business networks that works with a sustainable model

Boden Game Camp is an eco-system for every individual and company to learn, grow, and thrive in Boden. They could be the start or the accelator for your career in the game industry.

Arctic Game Lab is one of northern Europe’s fastest growing game cluster, located in campus Skellefteå, which connects companies to students, and creates environments where the community can learn from each other.

In Stockholm we managed to build solid relationship with biggest gamedev players on the Swedish market. In Warsaw we are in the process of securing support and partnership from the biggest AAA studios. All for your benefit, as they will provide place for internship, tutors and workplace once you finish our course.

Don’t just listen to us, download and read the Game Developer Index 2022 here to get more insights to the games industry in Sweden.


Overview of Learning Outcomes after completion

  • Program games in C++
  • Program games in C#
  • Be able to identify the unique methods to program efficiently in modern game productions
  • Implement common algorithms used in game programming
  • Use Unreal Engine 4/5 engine for game programming
  • Use the Unity engine for game programming
  • Create and implement scripts for game production
  • Create server/client solutions for games
  • Create a multiplayer game with several clients
  • Evaluate computer code for efficiency and readability
  • Program games in a structured and qualitative manner
  • Create and apply entertaining AI systems
  • Customize game development based on experience of common problem areas
  • Produce customized GUI and applications for game developers
  • Render advanced 3D graphics
  • Work independently and in a team with planning, development and production of games



  • Grades or proof of post graduate qualifications from upper secondary school/high school or equivalent.
  • CV and a personal letter (letting us know why you have chosen the specific program).
  • English on minimum intermediate level.
  • Work Sample (read „How To Apply” section below for instructions).

How to apply

Futuregames will assess your work sample in the 3 following areas:


  • Visualization ability – assesses the artistical ability to express oneself through illustrations and texts.
  • Technical ability – assesses proficiency of utilization of the machine as tool.
  • Industry relevance – assesses the relevance of the presented content towards the games industry and game development.


Send your Portfolio, CV and short letter of intent (all in English) to: rekrutacja@futuregames.se


Careers & Employability

  • Gameplay Programmer
  • Tools Programmer
  • AI Programmer

Educational board

Each educational program has a Board of Education that ensures the quality of the education, and that makes decisions about admission and examination. The board meets twice per semester. One or more students from the class are also selected to be part of the board as representatives for the class.

The board can consist of representatives from the industry, the business community, the school management, the public school system, universities / colleges, industry organizations and students. One of the board’s main tasks is to ensure that the educational program meet the labour market’s needs for qualified workforce.

Course manager

Course manager

Piotr Matecki

Head of School & Business Developer Warsaw


How to Apply

Click on the button below to send in your application via email.
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Please ensure you include your Portfolio, CV and short letter of intent (all in English)