About the Course

The Specialist Diploma in Game Development (GD) aims to deepen the scope of game programming, design or art graduates to undertake work in a game studio. The course also seeks to widen the scope of the projects they can undertake, including immersive media.? The programme will offer the following two tracks: Game Programming Game Art and Design The objective of the course is to provide graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills in immersive media, social mobile game development, and gamification As part of the SkillsFuture initiative, the?course is designed in collaboration with the industry to ensure relevance to employers and market needs.?GD is aligned with the SkillsFuture Work-Study Programme, WSP (Formerly known as SkillsFuture?Earn and Learn Programme) to enable learners to undergo structured on-the-job training and mentorship. The 12-month work-study programme is targeted at polytechnic graduates from Game Art/Design/Programming, IT and other related media courses.
  • Admission Requirements

    Applicants should have a related qualification (minimum Polytechnic Diploma) in one of the areas ? games development (design, programming or art), IT or media related areas. Applicants with working experience in the areas of relevance mentioned above are preferred. Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on: (i) Evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience; OR (ii) Supporting evidence of competency readiness Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants. Specialist Diploma in?Game Development (GD)?is also aligned with WSP. For WSP, applicants have to meet the following requirements: (i) Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident (ii) Polytechnic graduates who graduated within 3 years from a relevant Polytechnic Diploma in one of these areas ? Game Development, Digital Media Production,?IT etc?. Graduates who graduated more than 3 years but less than 5 years are considered on a case by case basis. For?learners who need to serve National Service (NS), the 3-years period will start from their Operationally-ready Date (ORD)
  • Course schedule (conducting days & time)

    Classes are held bi-monthly on alternate weekday, 9 am to?5 pm,?starting from?27 Nov 2020. The course will be conducted in blended mode (Home-based Learning and Face-to-face on campus, subject to change)
  • What You'll Study

  • Course Fees and Funding

    Full Time Diploma Graduates from the Class of 2021 and 2020 and graduates who complete their National Service in year 2021 and 2020 can sign up for one free Specialist Diploma course offered by NYP

  • Contact for course enquiries

    Ms CHEN KAREN, karen_chen@nyp.edu.sg, Tel No:65501967
  • Remarks

    NYP reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any course and amend the fees/info without prior notice.
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