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Diploma in Games Design

Diploma in Games Development is designed to provide individuals with the entry level skills and experience needed for employment in a wide variety of professional opportunities such as game programmers and adventure features for use in areas such as game designers, game artists, and 3D game animators.

The programme also provides ongoing skill development to members of the interdisciplinary game teams entering from related professions, such as graphic design, film/video, publishing, art and more. A variety of courses are available for those wishing to expand and move their skills into digital world. Multimedia specialists (games design) are employed by companies that produce multimedia destined for the World Wide Web, CD-ROM Games, online games and computer-based delivery. Multimedia projects include those focused on business, marketing, education, training, presentations and entertainment applications.


Programme Information

  • Diploma in Games Design

  • MQA/PA9265

  • Fulltime

  • 2 ½ years


Programme Outline

Year 1
  • Graphic Design Color Theory
  • Fundamental of Games Design
  • Design History
  • Preparatory of Mathematics
  • Drawing
  • English 1
  • Games Design Process
  • Managing Games Development
  • 2D Animation
  • Game Programming I
  • Pembangunan Diri 2
  • English 2
  • Storyboarding and Storytelling (Short Semester)
  • Elective 1 (Short Semester)
  • Elective 2 (Short Semester)
Year 2
  • Games Design Strategies
  • Game Programming II
  • 3D Animation I (Modelling)
  • English for Academic Writing
  • Pencinta Alam
  • Game Production and Publishing
  • Final Year Project
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Audio Game
  • 3D Animation II (Animation)
  • Pentadbiran Awam di Malaysia
  • Virtual Reality Portfolio Development (Short Semester)
  • Ethic and Law of IT and Media (Short Semester)
  • Entrepreneurship (Short Semester)
Year 3
  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirements

  • Option 1: Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / Equivalent qualification

  • A pass in SPM/SPMV or equivalent qualification with at least THREE (3) credits in any subjects.
  • Obtained a pass in History
  • Option 2: Entry with Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

  • A pass in UEC with at least a Grade B in 3 subjects.
  • Option 3: Entry with O-Level

  • A pass in O-Level with at least a Grade C in 3 subjects.
  • Option 4: Entry with Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM)

  • A pass in SKM level 3 in related fields.
  • A pass in SPM with at least a credit in one (1) subject and have gone through a consolidation programme. (if needed)
  • Option 5: Entry with Community College Certificate

  • A community college certificate which equivalents with level 3 MQF in related fields.
  • A pass in SPM with at least a credit in one (1) subject and have gone through a consolidation programme. (if needed)
  • Option 6: Entry with Technical/Vocational Certificate

  • A technical/vocational certificate in related fields which equivalents to level 3 MQF with a CGPA of 2.0 and one year of working experience in related fields or one semester of consolidation program.
  • Option 7: Entry with creative multimedia certificate

  • A creative Multimedia certificate with 3 MQF level in related fields with a least a CGPA of 2.0.
  • Option 8: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

  • A pass in STPM or equivalent with at least a Grade C (NGMP 2.0) in one (1) subject.
  • Option 9: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

  • A pass in STAM. (“Maqbul” ranked)
  • Option 10: Other Equivalent qualification

  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government.

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Game designers
  • 3D Game Animator
  • Game content creation specialist
  • Game Interface designer
  • Game programmer
  • Game graphic production artist
  • Digital video specialist
  • Multimedia project manager
  • Storyboarded Development

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor studies at any potential universities.