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Digital Arts & Entertainment (DAE) is a state-of-the-art yet accessible, English-taught Bachelor’s degree. In its 4 study majors, DAE specialises in Game Development, Game Graphics Production, Independent Game Production and 3D Production & VFX. It is an officially accredited, 3-year full-time Bachelor programme, amounting to 180 ECTS credits. The Bachelor of Digital Arts & Entertainment is taught at Howest, a rather unconventional University of Applied Sciences, situated in a beautiful historic city in the heart of Western Europe.

  • a high-quality, accredited Bachelor's degree programme with comparatively low tuition fees; 
  • an industry-approved and award-winning curriculum, with alumni in leading companies and studios all over the world, such as Blizzard, Rockstar North, EA, DICE, Ubisoft, Sony, Hangar 13, Unity, Creative Assembly, Guerrilla Games, Ninja Theory, Codemasters, Sumo Digital, Studio Gobo, Double Negative, MPC, ILM and many, many more; 
  • a unique and sought-after technical artist profile. No matter which major you choose, you will have a good grasp of what your colleagues are up to, which makes cooperating within a team and company run smoothly; 
  • you will study in the beautiful historic city of Kortrijk in Flanders, Belgium, at the banks of the river Leie, where over 1000 years of history meet with modern architecture and design. From Kortrijk you can easily visit Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels, not to mention the rest of Europe, as we're only a few hours away from bigger cities such as London, Paris, Amsterdam or Berlin.
  • in an open, inclusive and pleasantly quirky international atmosphere;  
  • a practice-focused study programme with real-life, team-based and industry-assessed projects and assignments; 
  • education and training by enthusiastic, dynamic, qualified experts;
  • international guest lectures by key industry speakers; 
  • state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

Popular Courses

Listed below are a few of our courses we offer at Howest - Digital Arts and Entertainment. To find out more detailed information simply click on any of the links.
Game Development

Programming & 3D for AAA-games and other real-time applications (AR, VR, simulations, ...). Our game development major focuses on graphics & gameplay programming using C++ and a 3D API.

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Game Graphics Production

Create worlds, characters & levels for games. Starting from concept art or a design document, you translate different styles into AAA-quality game assets and implement them in game engines.

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3D Production & VFX

Dive into the world of 3D animation and VFX, mastering the workflow from storyboard to finished product, including image composition, postproduction techniques and 2D and 3D content creation.

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2018 Student Projects

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Contact Details

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Botenkopersstraat 2, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

+32 56 23 43 60

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