Games and Multimedia

Games and Multimedia

Course Type:
Bachelor’s Programme

Programme Introduction

The degree in Games and Multimedia offers its students the following training plan:

  • First year dedicated to 2D game development. 
  • Second year dedicated to 3D game development. 
  • Third year focused on advanced concepts and specialization. 

This program has several elective courses, based on students’ preferences. Each year, students take a project-based course. At the end of the program, students can choose between a final project or an internship.

All course units are taught in English. 

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Programme Coordinator

Anabela Gonçalves Rodrigues Marto








Morning & Afternoon


6 semesters


General contingent: 44
International student contingent: 10

DGES certification

“Abigail” Concept Art – Diogo Silva 



The bachelor’s programme in Digital Games and Multimedia aims to train professionals specialized in the fields of video games and multimedia production.
Digital Games and Multimedia graduates possess the necessary  skills to work in the various stages of building digital games (design, programming, artistic creation, quality assurance), as well as other types of media production (interactive software, web applications, mobile applications, etc.).
Due to the large number of practical projects students have to do during the programme, they will acquire the necessary skills to follow the ongoing evolution of the field, such as a high level of autonomy. They’ll be competitive professionals in a global market where ethics, human relations and entrepreneurship are central to work in multidisciplinary teams.

Intended learning and experience outcomes:

  • To know the technologies used in digital games and multimedia.
  • To understand the process of producing a digital game or a multimedia product.
  • To be able to create a 2D game, through all its stages, from conception to implementation and test.
  • To be able to create a 3D game, through all its stages, from conception to implementation and test.
  • To work with professionals and use their digital tools.

Careers Options

  • Game Designer
  • Game Programmer
  • 2D/3D Artist
  • Game Tester
  • Multimedia Technician

“Morphoplay – Costa Nova” | Game Programmer: Carlos Guerra | Game Artist: Marta Fortes | Game Designer: Afonso Simão
Spotlight Awards – Best Student Award 2023 – Financed by FCT 

Study Plan

ECTS: 180

Entry Requirements

For further information about international students’ applications,
please see International Applicants
or contact the International Students’ Office by email at:


Status: Accredited
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Publication Date: 28-04-2014
A3ES Accreditation

Online Application

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Application Fee


Enrolment Fee

General contingent: 30 €
International student contingent: 100€

Tuition Fee

General contingent: 697 €
International student contingent: 3000€