After your bachelor

After your graduation in Creative Media and Game Technologies you can decide whether to find a job or carry on studying - at master's level.

Labour market prospects

In HBO Monitor 2018 (an independent guide containing a systematic quality comparison of study programmes in higher education) you can find an indication of the labour market prospects for recent graduates (average starter salary and percentage of unemployed among recent graduates). For the Creative Media and Game Technologies programme, the starter salary of recent graduates amounts to €12,99 a month before tax. A year and a half after graduation, approximately 86% of the graduates have found a job of which 66% on a Bachelor’s level. You most likely start in assistant's positions and work your way up to higher positions, such as lead designer, lead programmer, art director or producer, to name a few.  

Portfolio market

The games industry has an urgent need for high-quality specialists. When you enter the labour market, you will see that employers are not so much interested in degrees, but in practical results.  
When applying for a job, you could be selected based on the portfolio which you will compile throughout your study. 

Career examples 

Alternative careers for programmers 

  • Companies involved in Virtual Reality 
  • Companies which visualise data and have a need for creative technicians 
  • Simulations (such as driving simulations) 
  • Companies developing products for medical applications 

Alternative opportunities for visual artists 

  • Agencies that specialise in visualisation, such as architecture 
  • Animation studios 
  • Film and television productions 
  • Advertising agencies

Alternative opportunities for Design & Production 

  • Game journalism 
  • Game criticism 
  • Positions in interactive / branching story writing 
  • Production roles in any digital media industry 
Obtain a Master's Degree

The Bachelor Programme International Game Architecture and Design offers good transfer opportunities to (inter)national master programmes in the field of gaming. 

Master Game Technology 

Once you have graduated, Breda University of Applied Sciences offers you the opportunity of following a one-year master's degree programme in Game Technology. With its technological approach, the Master Game Technology addresses this qualitative need: rather than concept development, it focuses on finding (innovative) solutions to (technical) problems encountered by students in the professional field. This also ties in with the international context in which the programme has been designed. 

For more information, visit the pages of the Master Game Technology

Master Media Innovation

Breda University of Applied Sciences also offers you the opportunity of following a one-year master's degree programme in Media Innovation. The Master Media Innovation is an international programme in the field of digital media. The programme has a unique, multidisciplinary approach. It will train young media professionals to acquire analytical skills, teach them to look beyond the surface of digital media and to distinguish crucial digital processes. Not only that: it will equip them with the ability to transform analytical insights into tomorrow’s media products.

For more information, visit the pages of the Master Media Innovation


Once you have graduated, we would like to stay in touch with you. Because we are interested, but also because former students - more than anyone else - are capable of making a contribution to the quality of education at Breda University of Applied Sciences.

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Over the years, Breda University of Applied Sciences has built an alumni database with over 6,000 alumni registrations. It contains information on where our graduates currently live and work. Would you like to stay in touch with former fellow students? Register with the alumni database!