B.A. Interactive Game Art, Design and Development

Course Overview

The School of Design, Media, and Creative Arts at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) stands out as one of the best Game Art and Game Design and Development colleges in Bangalore. Our B.A programme in Interactive Game Art, Design, and Development is a thrilling journey into the world of interactive entertainment. This programme immerses students in creating captivating video games, preparing them for dynamic careers in the rapidly evolving game industry. With a strong focus on both the artistic and technical aspects of game development, students gain a well-rounded understanding of game design, art, and programming.

B.A. Interactive Game Art, Design and Development Highlights
  1. Critical Reasoning & Problem Solving
  2. Creativity & Design
  3. Technical Knowledge
  4. Software & Technology
  5. Organized Planning & Management
Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Duration of Study:

4 Years (8 semesters)


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Curriculum Structure

Candidates admitted into the B.A. Interactive Game Art and Design and Development programme undergo only one (Semester 1) of the above-mentioned Foundation. Thereon, students delve into several aspects of game art, design and development. The design courses students get to experience the design foundation through are:

Semester 1
  1. History of Design
  2. Design Study
  3. Design Lab: Image Editing Techniques
  4. Drawing Skills
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
Semester 2
  1. Programming Foundations
  2. Game Design and Development Principles
  3. Visual Design and Storytelling for Games
  4. Language Courses
  5. Mind Management and Human Values
  6. Research and Entrepreneurship Project

Semester 3
  1. Game UI/UX Design
  2. Environmental Studies
  3. 2D Game Art I
  4. Game Design and Communication
  5. Data Structures and Algorithms
  6. 2D Game Art II
  7. Experimental Game Prototype
  8. Object Oriented Programming
Semester 4
  1. Critical Game Studies
  2. Indian Constitution
  3. Creating Game Assets
  4. Game design Prototypes
  5. Engine Physics Modulation - 2D
  6. Game Packaging Technique
  7. 2D Game Engine Practice
  8. Graphics Programming

Semester 5
  1. Collabritive Project
  2. Business of games
  3. Internship
  4. Environmental Storytelling
  5. Game Engine I
  6. Engine Physics Modulation - 3D
  7. Digital Sculpting
  8. Level Design for Game
  9. Artificial Intelligence
  10. Emerging Technologies
Semester 6
  1. Major Project
  2. Nextgen Character Development
  3. Game Egine II
  4. Game Networking and Security
  5. Game Ready Pipeline
  6. Serious Games
  7. XR Multimodal Interaction
  8. E-Commerce

Semester 7
  1. Advance Research Methodology 1
  2. Collaborative Project
  3. Foreign Language 1
Semester 8
  1. Advance Research Methodology 2
  2. Foreign Language 2

Courses on offer are subject to change between semesters or academic years depending on relevant recommendations from experts in industry, academia and other important stakeholders

Exploring Opportunities Following B.A

As one of the top media colleges in Bangalore, graduates with a BA Interactive Game Art, Design, and Development possess a unique skill set that allows them to conceptualise, design, and develop innovative products. They work across industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, and more. Graduates can use their design skills to start their own design firms or product companies, bringing their innovative ideas to the market. Some opportunities and prospective roles that students can pursue after completing a BA Interactive Game Art, Design, and Development are:

  1. Game Designer
  2. Game Artist
  3. Game Programmer
  4. Level Designer
  5. Game Producer
  6. Quality Assurance Tester
  7. Narrative Designers
  8. Sound Designers
  9. UI/UX Designers

For the entrepreneurial spirits, indie game development is a viable path. Our programme's unique blend of creativity and technical skills, complemented by teamwork and practical training, prepares graduates to thrive in the dynamic realm of game development, whether their passion lies in design, coding, art, or project management.

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