Cultivating Transformational Communities, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Spring 2024, Mixed, 50%, Distance learning

    Start date: 25 March 2024

    End date: 2 June 2024

    Application deadline: 16 October 2023

    Application code: UU-04865 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 0

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, and Introduction to Transformative Game Design, 7.5 credits, and Transformative Game Design 1, 7.5 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 15,000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 15,000

About the course

Do you want to use analogue role-playing games in your career in the helping profession? At the Department of Game Design, you can study the power of transformative play as a vehicle for personal and social growth. Building on the work done in the previous courses Introduction to Transformative Game Design, Transformative Game Design 1 and Transformative Game Design 2, this course will examine best practices from leisure, therapeutic, and educational playful communities with an emphasis on establishing and maintaining safety. It's a fourth of four (4) courses which together make you eligible for the Certificate in Transformative Game Design.

Outline for distance course: The course is net-based and has no mandatory physical meetings. To follow the course, you will need a computer with internet connection.

More information


Department of Game Design

Strandgatan 1b (Residenset) 621 57 VISBY

Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland, 62167 Visby


Stephanie Noroozy