You’ve always dreamt of designing Video Games : this program gives you the opportunity to make that dream come true" 


Video games are the ultimate form of 21st century entertainment. Millions of people of different ages and from all over the world play different video games simultaneously and in different modalities: online, offline, free distribution, free or paid with Pay for Play options, from fixed or portable consoles. There is a vast number of possibilities when it comes to gaming because there are always large groups of people who continually ask for the release of new titles of different kinds, each of which is adapted to a particular gamer sector.

However, there are not only differences in terms of the media and modality used by Video Games , but also in terms of the content itself, as there are dozens of genres, each with its own particularities, that are trying to carve a niche in the market: strategy games, first and third person shooters, RPGs, sports and car simulators, small board and card games converted into digital products, independent or big-budget games, etc.; hence, countless options to satisfy the demands of each user group.

Because of this, new release titles are required all the time, and both large and small Video Game companies need experts in different fields of the industry to continue producing quality and commercially successful products. This professional master’s degree in Video Games is the answer to that need, as it teaches students everything they need to become Video Game designers and be able to cover every aspect of its development for different platforms, formats and genres.

This program covers all the relevant specializations in Video Games production, and will turn students into specialists either in Art, Animation, Script, Sound Design or Music Composition; as graduates of this Professional Master's Degree, they will be able to pursue any of these professions and undertake video game projects from their initial conception through to their launch. 

You may very well have the idea for the next worldwide video game hit” See your dream through with this professional master’s degree" 

This professional master’s degree in Video Games contains the most complete and up-to-date educational program on the market. Its most important features include:

  • Learning through Video Game Design case studies
  • The general and specific vision of its contents, which makes program graduates experts in specific aspects but also provides them with a global vision of the sector
  • Practical exercises which will test students' progress so that learning can be assimilated more effectively
  • Special emphasis on study of all the tools and services available, so that students can design and develop Video Games in a comprehensive way
  • An expert and experienced teaching staff who know the Video Game industry in detail
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

Be the next Hideo Kojima: enroll and develop all your ideas thanks to the skills you will acquire with this professional master’s degree" 

The program’s teaching staff includes professionals from the sector who bring their work experience to this course, as well as renowned specialists from leading societies and prestigious universities.

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersion training programmed to train in real situations.  

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. This will be done with the help of an innovative system of interactive videos made by renowned experts. 

TECH trusts in your talent, that's why we give you all the tools to show it by designing the Video Games of your dreams"


You have enjoyed hundreds of hours with your favorite Video Games , now it's your turn to develop your own products"


With this professional master’s degree, students will be able to occupy different positions in the Video Games Design process, from art design and animation, narrative and scripting aspects, through to music composition and sound design. This program aims to provide its graduates with specialized knowledge in each of these areas, which will bring them the expertise that is highly valued by design and development companies in the sector. 


Want to design the most famous games in the world? Want to design critically acclaimed indie games? In either case, this program will help you achieve your goals" 

General Objectives

  • Know the different genres of Video Games, their features and the concept of gameplay, in order to apply them into Video Game analysis, creation and design
  • Study Video Game production process in depth, as well as Scrum methodology for project production
  • Learn the fundamentals of Video Game Design and the theoretical knowledge that a video game designer should know
  • Generate ideas and create entertaining stories, plots and scripts for Video Games
  • Know the theoretical and practical foundations of the artistic design of a video game
  • In-depth knowledge of 2D and 3D animation, as well as the key elements of object and character animation
  • Know how to perform 3D modelling tasks
  • Perform professional programming with the Unity 3D engine
  • Be able to create an independent digital entertainment startup

Specific Objectives

Module 1. Video Game Design

  • Understand the theory of Video Game Design
  • In-depth study of the elements of design and gamification
  • Learn about the types of players, their motivations and characteristics
  • Learn about game mechanics, MDA and other Video Game Design theories
  • Learn the critical foundations for video game analysis with theory and examples
  • Learn about game level design, how to create puzzles within these levels and how to place the design elements in the environment

Module 2. Design Document

  • Write and illustrate a professional design document
  • Know each one of the parts of design: general idea, market, gameplay, mechanics, levels, progression, elements of the game, HUD and interface
  • Know the design process of a design document or GDD to be able to represent the idea of the game in an understandable, professional and well-elaborated document

Module 3. Narrative and Script Design

  • Understand general narrative and video game narrative 
  • Understand the complex elements of narrative such as characters, purpose, and setting
  • In-depth understanding of narrative structures and complex application in Video Game Design  
  • Learn the latest about the universe and settings such as fantasy or science-fiction and their characteristics in plots
  • Possess thorough and working knowledge of a storyline  
  • Learn about the creation of main and secondary characters
  • In-depth study of the structuring of a video game script and the difference between video games and cinema
  • Learn about the script creation process, its characteristics and elements

Module 4. Art in Video Games

  • Understand artistic theory, color theory, character and environmental theory
  • Create complex sketches and Concept Art 
  • Explore the 2D art of characters, objects and environments with Photoshop programs
  • Create 3D objects, characters and environments with 3D Studio Max and Mudbox
  • Learn about the artistic styles of characters and scenery, as well as the types of settings and their representation in drawings

Module 5. Programming

  • Handle the most widely used engine in Video Game development: Unity 3D Engine
  • Study Unity programming and master the program interface
  • Learn about the creation of a 2D video game: Programming character movements, enemies and animations
  • Develop different elements of the game such as platforms or keys
  • Create the game interface or HUD
  • Expand knowledge in AI, both for the creation of enemies and 2D non-playable characters (NPCs)

Module 6. 3D Art

  • Model and texturize 3D objects and characters
  • Study 3D Studio Max and Mudbox interfaces for modeling objects and characters
  • Understand the theory of 3D modeling
  • Know how to extract textures
  • Learn how 3D cameras work

Module 7. Advanced Programming

  • Learn how to perform advanced programming  
  • Design 3D characters and environments
  • Program different gameplays, environment puzzles and level objects
  • Create different game elements and program player skills such as jump, run, shoot or hide
  • Create a computer game

Module 8. Animation

  • Perform 2D and 3D animation 
  • Learn the theory of animation on elements and characters 
  • Knowledge of 2D animation Rigging 
  • Perform animation in 3D Studio Max: movement of elements and characters 
  • Learn about Rigging in 3D Studio Max 
  • Know how to perform advanced character animations 

Module 9. Sound & Music Design

  • Compose and develop music 
  • Design music composition software  
  • Know how to carry out the production and post-production process 
  • Learn how to do internal mixing and sound design 
  • Use sound libraries, synthetic sounds and foley  
  • Know music composition techniques for Video Games 

Module 10. Production and Management

  • Understand the production of a video game and its different stages
  • Learn the types of producers
  • Know Project Management for video game development
  • Use different tools for production
  • Coordinate teams and project management



Your goals are TECH, that's why we offer you the best tools to become the next leading Video Games designer"

Professional Master's Degree in Video Games


The video game sector has had an unbeatable development in recent years, as technological progress has opened the door to new creative alternatives, improving the graphical experience and immersion in each audiovisual proposal. The Professional Master's Degree in Video Games of TECH Technological University is presented as an excellent opportunity to grow professionally in this sector, because we have an innovative study plan, which was structured by experts in the field. Through our contents, applicants will obtain the necessary knowledge to design and influence all phases of the creation of a video game, also, we will boost their leadership skills, so that they can properly manage the different areas involved in the development process, from the initial architecture to the creation of the artificial intelligence of the characters.

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Our postgraduate course in Video Games has sophisticated thematic axes through which you will learn about the different genres of the sector, the concept of gameplay, the necessary characteristics for the development of attractive environments and other factors involved in the consolidation of a competitive product. Likewise, with the inputs provided, an objective and holistic view of the trends that govern the market will be obtained, which is essential to improve decision making and changes regarding the product in execution. On the other hand, students will delve into 2D and 3D animation, as well as the key elements for the graphic composition of objects and characters.