Sauna, Sibelius, Sisu ... and Game Design

Discussion in 'IT and Computer-Related Degrees' started by Mac Juli, Oct 22, 2020.

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  1. Mac Juli

    Mac Juli Well-Known Member

    Hello!


    Finland is known for sauna, Sibelius, sisu... and for good inexpensive universities. In this context, I would like to present an interesting find: https://gamedesign.school/10credits.php.
    You learn something about the basics of game design and you get 10 ECTS = 5 US credits from an accredited university for not even $200. Oh, why does a day not have 36 hours?!


    Best regards,
    Mac Juli
     
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  2. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    Yes, it is indeed. But a few years ago, there was a spate of (mostly) foreign-owned uncredentialed schools that used a loophole. We had quite a time with these. I remember SABI University, Firelake University and Preston University, Finland as examples. https://www.degreeinfo.com/index.php?threads/sabi-university.50121/#post-494635

    This game-design one looks like a good find, whether you just want to learn a bit, or actually have a way to use the ECTS.
     
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  3. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    Probably the same reason the Euro and the Dollar and the Pound don't have 250 cents / p. It's like a safety-valve. In a 36-hour day people would go broke buying all the distance-ed bargains.
     
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  4. Dustin

    Dustin Active Member

    Jokes on them, I already go broke! :D
     
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