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EDS2000 Entrepreneurship and Degree Show

Learning outcomes

Once the student has passed the course, he/she will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge

The student

  • has knowledge of creating a showcase
  • has knowledge of promotion and marketing of own portfolio and other relevant work 
  • has knowledge of distributions of games and films 
  • has knowledge of how to apply for grants for producing games and films
  • has knowledge of how to start up a business 
  • has knowledge of how to read, interpret and write a contract
  • has knowledge of laws and regulations related to games and films

Skills

The student    

  • is able to market own work/portfolio (demo reel / website)
  • is able to arrange and conduct a showcase event
  • is able to write an application for funding a game project
  • is able to understand copyright laws, and what a standard contract should include

General competence

The student

  • has an understanding support systems, grant programs and marked
  • is able to plan and prepare his/her own professional career

Course content

Central topics:

  • Marketing of own brand and work
  • Financing
  • Distribution
  • Laws and regulations with the field of games and film

Teaching and working methods

The course is organized as a combination of lectures, practical exercises, self-study and supervision.

Through the whole course the students will work individually with one assignment, with the goal of producing a demo reel and a written basic strategical plan for self-branding as a visual artist.

Coursework requirements

  • 2-4 individual assignments
  • attendance at lectures in accordance with the teaching plan
  • attendance at laboratory teaching in accordance with the teaching plan

Passed coursework requirements are only valid for 12 months. Students who apply for retake of exams/folder assignments after 12 months will have to pass the coursework requirements again next time the course is taught.

Examination

  • 1 individual folder assignment which counts 100% of the final grade

Alphabetical grades are used, on a scale from A to F, with E as the lowest passing grade.