GDCV1845/GDSS1845 Videogames and Arts


What is the course about?

GDCV1845/GDSS1845 aims to provide an introduction to the study of games, videogames as an art form in particular, as well as understanding games as a business, a cultural phenomenon and a technological invention. The game design process will be introduced as a way to enhance problem solving skills and creativity. Students will be required to design a new game using the principles learnt in class and at the same time to address social issues that related to their everyday life experience.

Course Code Offering Department(s) Area of Learning Units & Hours
GDCV1845 AVA COMM/VA (3,3,0)
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IGEThis is an interdisciplinary GE (IGE) course.

  1. One IGE course is listed for more than 1 area of learning. You can decide which area of learning you would like the course to fulfill, by enrolling in the course with the corresponding course code.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.