Advanced Studies in Game Studies, Vähintään 80 op
Advanced Studies in Game Studies is particularly targeted at the questions of analysis, design and application of games from the interconnected perspectives of games, playing, game development and game cultures.
It will give the students the academic skills needed to analyse, observe and understand the developments in this field of study while also encouraging a more pragmatic involvement and hands-on attitude with games and playful design.
The students will understand and be capable of critically using the concepts and theories that relate to the fundamental character of games and the phenomena around them. They will have an in-depth understanding about the forms, practices and contexts of games as cultural, social, technical and commercial phenomena.
The students will also be able to independently acquire scientific knowledge and communicate the results from research to different audiences. They will be able to work in interdisciplinary teams as experts of games and related phenomena.