The German game industry now has a revenue of about 2.5 billion euros per year. It has grown into the most important infotainment section, ahead of film and music. In addition to the pure pleasure games, so-called serious games with a serious background contribute to this growing market. Particularly promising is the area of simulative training. For example, more and more companies playfully train their employees with immersive training simulators. Surgeons practice complex operations in advance in interactive simulators to minimize errors. In advertising, more and more computer games are used for customer acquisition. In addition to this economic factor, games have also gained cultural significance as an art form, especially in the youth subculture. On the other hand, far too few game developers have been trained in the past. According to the Game Development Salary Report, they are among the top earners among computer scientists.
With a degree in Game Engineering, you can work as a programmer in the game industry and apply special methods needed for game development. Your studies at Kempten University take into account aspects of game design and game economics. This will allow you to monitor the entire production chain of a game. Thus, the study is also interesting for potential specialists and executives in the games sector. Of course you can also go into game-related areas after graduation, such as in interactive 3D simulations, playful marketing or multimedia applications. Since Game Engineering is offered in conjunction with a ground-based computer science degree, you can of course also work in traditional computer science sectors.
You can study Computer Science – Game Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Kempten .