Gaming industry and ICT

Are you eager to be part of pioneering the new potential of the gaming industry? Study game design or game technology!

Or are you interested in information tecnlogy? The IT programme gives you a solid foundation on IT and allows you to specialize in the field of your own interest with a flexible study plan.

Degree titles

Bachelor of Culture and Arts | Bachelor of Engineering

All for the future

Seeking your first higher education degree?
Interested in boosting your skills through open university studies?
Want to read about others’ study experiences?

Why choose Xamk?

Excellent degree programmes with working life orientation

Excellent degree programmes with working life orientation

Studies at a university of applied sciences (UAS) focus on professional and practical know-how and skills. The practical experience provided by UAS studies is highly appreciated in many jobs and duties.

We support your well-being

We support your well-being

At Xamk, we will do our best to create an inspirational learning environment and support our students. Therefore, we have created services, which will help our students not only enjoy their studies, but also their lives in Finland!

An active environment

An active environment

We have lots of ideal projects and an active environment to participate and develop. Student projects are typically part of a specific course.

Projects facilitate an exchange of skills and know-how: students obtains from the employer valuable information about current real-life needs and problems.

Build a Future in International Game Design and IT

Be part of pioneering advancements in the gaming and IT with Xamk’s Game Design, Game Technology, and IT degree programs.

The Game Technology engineering degree focuses on the technical skills needed to leverage game engines in various industries, including film, television, and simulations. You’ll collaborate with industry professionals, gain hands-on experience, and acquire comprehensive engineering knowledge to design, test, and implement innovative applications.

The Game Design degree emphasizes game art, design methods, and professional tools. It prepares students for international careers by focusing on 3D modeling, game art, and interactive product creation. Through project-based education, you’ll develop your design skills, work on game projects, and participate in international gaming events, building a strong portfolio that showcases your abilities.

Xamk’s Information Technology (IT) program is built around networking, data centers, and IoT, with additional studies in information security and programming. The flexible study plan allows you to specialize in your areas of interest. You’ll learn to manage secure networks, run modern data centers, and develop IoT systems, equipping you with the skills to excel as a future IT engineer.

4 reasons to study gaming and IT

Degree programmes

Study at Xamk Pulse

You can also study at the Open University of Applied Sciences, by taking individual courses in the field.

Xamk Pulse Open UAS also offers larger modules to enhance or deepen your expertise. Most studies are conducted online, allowing you to study wherever and whenever you want, even while working.

Student stories

Contact Admission Services

Xamk’s Admissions Services primarily assists with matters related to applying for degree studies. You can contact us by phone or through our online form.

Phone service in July:

  • Mon-Fri 10.00-13.00

Degree education in Finnish:

  • +358 44 702 8891 
  • +358 40 585 6610

Degree education in English:

  • +358 40 585 6610

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