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Diploma in
Game Development

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Diploma in Game Development Course Malaysia with 100% Graduates Employability. Industry Experience Lecturers. Premier Digital Facilities.

The programme produces creative game developers for desktop and mobile platforms who are capable of exploring game ideas through the infinite world of imagination and transforming them from concepts into virtual reality. Students will be exposed to core areas of game development such as art, visual designing, game designing, programming, production, as well as marketing. Students learn through hands-on experience as they are given an opportunity to create and showcase their own work samples at the end of the programme. This provides students with a platform to exercise their talents and skills.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 SPM / SPMV Pass SPM / SPVM with at least Credit in any 3 Subjects; OR
2 IGCSE / O-LEVEL Pass IGCSE / O-LEVEL with a minimum of Grade C in any 3 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
3 SKM Level 3 / SVM Pass SKM LEVEL 3 / Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) in a related field and required to attend a bridging programme; OR
4 STPM Pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with at least Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject; OR
5 STAM Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Grade Maqbul; OR
6 UEC Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in any 3 Subjects inclusive of Mathematics; OR
7 Certificate Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in relevant field with at least CGPA of 2.00; OR
8 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government


No Additional Requirement
1 Interview Pass an interview (online / virtual / conventional); OR
2 Portfolio Submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by the HEP as required. Example of the portfolio :
  • Poster design
  • Short video / short film
  • 2D Animation
  • Motion Graphic
  • 3D character design
  • 3D animation
  • Game (2D / 3D)
  • Any relevant portfolios

English Language Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 SPM / SPMV Minimum Pass; OR
2 IGCSE Minimum Pass; OR
3 MUET Minimum band 2 (5 years validity); OR
4 IELTS Minimum band 4.0 (2 years validity); OR
5 TOEFL Minimum score of 397 (2 years validity); OR
6 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Course Outline

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • History of Arts
  • Introduction to Arts and Design
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Cognitive Process and Problem Solving
Semester 2

  • Computing Mathematics 1
  • Cyberpreneurship
  • Visual Studies
  • Introduction to Computer Games
  • Game Programming 1
Semester 3

  • Introduction to Creative Thinking
  • Pengajian Malaysia II
  • Issues in the Malaysian Economy

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Database Management Systems
  • Computing Mathematics 2
  • Game Programming 2
  • Game Mathematics and Physics
  • 2G Graphics and Animation
Semester 2

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Game Artificial Intelligence
  • Character Design
  • 3D Game Design and Development
  • Elective 1*
Semester 3

  • Effective Communications – Workplace and Persuasive Presentation
  • Fundamentals for Creative Professionals
  • Co-curriculum*

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Mobile Game Programming
  • Game Production and Publishing
  • Final Year Project
  • Elective 2*
Semester 2

  • Practical Training

Elective & Co-curriculum

Elective subjects* (Choose 2)

  • Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction
  • Networking Fundamentals 3
  • Basic Concepts of Marketing
  • Introduction to Audio Design
  • Web Application Development
  • Issues in the Malaysian Economy
Co-curriculum* (Choose 1)

  • Martial Arts and Self Defense
  • Community Service

Students Project

UNIMY Final Year Project

Career Prospects

  • Concept Artist
  • Games Programmer
  • Games Designer
  • Mobile Games Developer
  • Games Producer
  • 2D Artist and Animator
  • 3D Modeller and Animator

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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