Business Information Technology, Game Development

Application period: 8.1.-22.1.2025

Business Information Technology, Game Development

The Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Technology at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences offers you an extensive education in the field of game development. During the studies, you can choose to specialize in game programming, game art/graphics or producing games. Large part of the studies are implemented through various projects, which will give you a profound and practical understanding of the game industry. During your studies, you will create and publish your own game applications using the latest technology.

The degree emphasizes applying the learned theories into practice. Basic studies provide you with a strong foundation in project work, business, languages, and communication, as well as general skills in different areas of game development. Hands-on projects, practical training and thesis are a great way of learning, interacting, and building networks with the working life. Take a look at the curriculum.

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The Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Technology for Game Development has a duration of 3,5 years and extends 210 ECTS. Read more about the content of the studies from the Study Guide.

Study Guide

Future careers


Graduates of this degree may find employment in various training, design and development tasks in game and software development. We have excellent connections with companies locally, in Finland and worldwide – our alumni are employed by top companies in the games industry, such as Critical Force, Supercell, Ubisoft, Housemarque and Remedy, to name a few. It is also possible to emphasize entrepreneurship skills in your studies and start your own business after graduation.

Job titles: Game Designer, Game Graphic, Game Artist, Programmer, Game Producer


After the first semester, students will choose their specialization in game art/graphics, game programming or producing games, based on their aptitude, skills and performance in the autumn. It is also possible to choose game design as free-choice studies.

Tuition fee

There is a tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens starting their studies at KAMK. Read about KAMK’s tuition fee policy from here.

Student Agreement

All non-EU/EEA citizens selected for English-taught studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree must read and approve a Student Agreement before accepting the study place. The Agreement applies to students who will start their studies after 1.1.2023.

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Applying to the degree is done through the Studyinfo website during the application period.

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Other ways to study at KAMK

You can also apply to study at KAMK outside of the joint application period or study through Open UAS studies.

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