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
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.
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Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland, 62167 Visby