Program Overview

The International Diploma in Gaming and Animation Technology teaches students the basics of animation and game creation. Subjects include using programming languages C++ and Java for game creations, games mathematics and physics, web technologies, introduction to computers and networking, video and image editing skills and creating arcade-style games. Students enrolled in this diploma will be expected to learn multiple programming languages in order to write code for the creation of original computer games. The skills acquired will enable the students to develop their own digital video games. In addition, students will be equipped with imaging, sound, video and animation skills that allow them to gain entry into advertising and marketing industries.

Delivery Model

Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in a classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 3-hour sessions.

Intakes

  • Full-Time: January, May, September
  • Part-Time: January, May, September

Modules Synopses

  • Creating Arcade Style Games – E1015
  • Games Development In Java – E1016
  • Gaming Platforms And Documentation – E1011
  • Graphics And Sound Processing – E1014
  • Mathematics For Game Development – E1013
  • Web Site Development – E1012
  • Games Development In C++ – E1017
  • Introduction To Computers And Networking – E1010

Fees

Domestic Students International Students
Course Fee
Full-time S$ 5,564.00 S$ 7,704.00
Part-time S$ 5,564.00 NA

FPS

(Fee Protection Scheme)

S$ 38.95 S$ 53.93
Non-Refundable Application Fees S$ 107 S$ 321
Student Pass Processing And Administrative Fees NIL S$ 321

All fees stated above are indicative and inclusive of 7% GST. Refer to the personalized PEI-Student Contract for a detailed fee payment schedule.

Admission Criteria

Normal Entry

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Academic Qualifications: Certificate in Foundation Skills from Informatics OR 2 GCE ‘A’ Level, IB Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certifications.
  • English Language: Certificate in Proficiency in English from Informatics OR GCE ‘O’ Level – C6 OR IELTS 5.5 and equivalent for TOEFL (PBT) or TOEFL (iBT).

Alternative Entry

  • Mature candidates (30 years old and above) with 8 years of relevant working experience may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis.

Assessment Structure

  • Mature candidates (30 years old and above) with 8 years of relevant working experience may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis.

Graduation Requirement

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the International Diploma in Gaming and Animation Technology awarded by Informatics Academy.

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of the International Diploma in Gaming and Animation Technology awarded by Informatics Academy, the student is eligible to apply for an Informatics Academy International Advanced Diploma in Gaming and Animation Technology.

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated June 28, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Duration
10 - 14 months
Part-time
Full-time
Price
5,564 SGD
Domestic Students: Full-Time & Part-Time: S$ 5,564.00; International Students: Full-Time: S$ 7,704.00
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International students: 2 months before the commencement dates; Local students: 1 month before the commencement dates
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