Network Programming for Games 1, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Autumn 2023, 50%, Campus

    Start date: 28 August 2023

    End date: 5 November 2023

    Application deadline: 17 April 2023

    Application code: UU-54808 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

    Registration: 27 July 2023 – 21 August 2023

Entry requirements: 22.5 credits in computer science including Programming with C/C++ 1: Introduction, 5 credits and Programming with C/C++ 2: Algorithms, Data Structures and Design Patterns, 5 credits or 10 credits from courses with corresponding content.


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 13,750

Tuition fee, total: SEK 13,750

About the course

The course is an introductory course to learn network programming with C/C++ with the help of low-level networks. The course also covers interprocess communication in distributed computing systems plus common network topologies.

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Department of Game Design

Strandgatan 1b (Residenset) 621 57 VISBY

Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland, 62167 Visby


Stephanie Noroozy, study counsellor


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