FutureLearn Online Courses

Interested in learning a new creative skills? Find out more about Abertay's online courses with FutureLearn.

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Did you love learning about games, comics and animation during Bright Ideas? Want to add to your skill set and learn from Abertay's fantastic lecturers?

Abertay University currently offers three short courses on FutureLearn that you can sign up for today. They are a little different to what you were learning about during Bright Ideas but if you love trying new things one of these courses could be perfect for you! They are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life and school studies.

The courses on offer are:

Video Game Design and Development: Introduction to Game Programming
Discover the essentials of video game development and learn how you can start your own programming career.

Video Game Design and Development: Video Game Character Design
How and why do video gamers identify with the characters they control? Find out with this introduction to character design.

Video Game Design and Development: A Bit-by-Bit History of Video Game Music
Chart the evolution of the classic 8-bit sound and discover the role of musicians in game design and development.

As with all FutureLearn courses, you can take the course for free or upgrade for additional benefits.

Head to Abertay’s page on FutureLearn to find out more: https://www.futurelearn.com/partners/abertay