Mobile gaming in particular, is continuing its meteoric rise in the entertainment industry. Mobile gaming alone generated more annual reveue than the music and film industries combined in 2021, - source Newzoo (Dec 2021).
Nurture your ambition of becoming a mobile game developer. Learn to develop code for mobile games and cultivate the skills necessary to create a successful game—the rewards are truly incalculable.
You will learn the most important programming languages for game development, as well as industry standard tools.
Game Programmer – Mobile Platforms provides you with a solid knowledge base in Game Programming, Tools Programming, Game Engine Programming, and Game System Design.
Develop core competencies in mobile game development by learning 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 course mates from our other programs that runs concurrently, 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.
We want to forge pragmatic individuals with balanced and broad-perspective mindset, strong ability to work together, leadership skills, and proactive attitude.
We have close working relationships and are in direct cooperation with the games industry. Some of our cooperative partners include Turborilla, Goodbye Kansas Studios, Gold Town Games, Mindforce Game Lab, North Kingdom, Zordix, Aurora Punks, Coldwood, Epic, Tarvalley, Paradox, Wanderword, EA DICE, Landell Games, Triolith Games AB,and the list goes on.
Our campus is located at Karlstad Innovation Park, and we are supported by solid business eco-systems that works with a sustainable model, such as The Great Journey. The Great Journey is a network and community for every individual and company to learn, grow, and thrive in Karlstad. They could just be the start or the accelerator for your career in the game industry.
Don’t just listen to us, read or download the Game Developer Index 2021 here to get more insights to the games industry in Sweden.
Most terms have different lengths and it is important that you report the right time period and the right amount of HVE-credits (Yh-points) to CSN. Each study week corresponds to five (5) HVE-credits, ie one (1) HVE-credit per day. This is provided that you continuously pass your courses with approved results.
Open for late applications until August 31
To apply as an international student, please proceed to our international student page to read through the application process.
Need your questions answered? Register for our Open House and speak to us directly.
Please note that your CV, personal letter, and work sample(s) are all required to be written in English.
If we receive more applications than we have seats, we will assess applications by the score in a special test.
The test will be sent out to ALL applicants on 06 May 2022.
The applicants with the highest score will be offered a seat to the program, and other eligible applicants will be in our wait list.
You will receive an offer letter via our admission system around early July 2022.
You will then need to confirm your acceptance within seven (7) days to keep your seat or reserve status.
If the school does not receive your confirmation within seven (7) days, we will automatically offer it to the next applicant on our wait list.
For Swedish nationals: This course is eligible for CSN. Please apply on their website at www.csn.se.
As soon as you have received your offer letter from Futuregames, you can apply for CSN. If you need extra documentation from the school, please contact your course manager.
The school reports to CSN regularly to verify that students are continuing their studies, as part of the agreement between CSN and each student.
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.
Board of Education members:
Lara Gavina, North Kingdom (ordf.)
Anders Tånger, MindForce GameLab
Jenny Österlund, Paradox Arctic
Andreas Waleij, Zordix
Pär Hultgren, Gold Town Games
Daniel Öhgren, GrandPike
Ida Lindh, Campus Skellefteå
Jens Lundqvist, Lundqvist Trävaru AB
Mattias Wiking, Turborilla
Johan Wallberg, Level Eight
Joel Nordin, Coldwood Interactive
Linus Johansson, North Kingdom
Robert Bäckström, Limit Break Studio
Per Myrén, Changemaker Educations / Futuregames
You will now be transferred to our application system. This is where you attach your grade certificate from school, CV etc. When your application is complete we will contact you. We wish you all the best with your application!