Diploma in Games Technology

R/482/4/0002 06/16 (A6739)

Overview
The Diploma in Games Technology programme is one of the niche programme in northern Malaysia. It starts from idea to concept to game design planning to game demo development, the game development process is challenging but very rewarding. This course will teach you with games design, game mechanics, multimedia animation, audio and visual game elements to develop 2D or 3D Game design and development. The course covers game idea from conceptualization to project prototyping to production.

The diploma provides pathways to:
Employment:
  • Game Industry is looking for entry level and qualified game designers. Hence, good career prospect and opportunities to join the workforce after the completion of the diploma programme. 
Degree:  Dual-Awards with University of Lincoln, UK
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Games Programming
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) in Computer and Network Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons) 
Articulation: RMIT University Australia
Degree: Bachelor of Information Technology (Games and Graphics Programming)
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 years 4 months
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
  • Personal Development and Leadership Skills
  • Games Mechanics
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Graphics & Animation Basics
  • User Interface Design
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Systems
  • Games Architecture and Design
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Networking and Operating System
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
YEAR 2
  • Java Programming
  • Games Programming
  • Internet Technology and Application
  • Mobile Technology
  • Audio and Visual Game Elements
  • Artificial Intelligence for Games
  • Internship
YEAR 3
  • Technopreneurship
  • Project
MPU SUBJECTS
Local
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 16 Jan
  • 27 Mac
  • 5 Jun
  • 21 Aug
  • 16 Oct

 
ESTIMATED FEES
MALAYSIAN STUDENT
  • RM33,248
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
  • RM43,546
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM :
3 Credits including Math
  • STPM
1 Principal Pass and a Credit in Math at SPM level
  • GCE ‘O’ Level
3 Credits including Math
  • UEC :
3 Credits (Min Grade B) including a Credit in Math
  • Certificate in computer related studies
Full Cert – CGPA ≥ 2.00
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia
Pass Level 3 and a Credit in Math at SPM Level
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Pass English at SPM level or equivalent
 
If English language is not fulfilled, students are required to take an additional module.
International Student :
  • IELTS Band 4.5; or
  • TOEFL (Computer Based 160); or (Internet Based 49); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) 147; or
  • PTE Academic 30
If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU Penang University College.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Bobby Choo Wei Xiong
Degree in Computing and Information Systems
Graduate of 2000
The KDU Penang IT education certainly provided me with a solid base to fuel my career. The very well-tailored programme at KDU Penang encompassed invaluable soft skills such as business communication and industry-related skills like programming languages helped to prepare me for the industry. The wide-ranging programme syllabi definitely made me a more versatile person at work which as well helped to secure my first job.
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Jan
5
Agent Roadshow: Focus Education Alor Setar
Date :
5 & 6 January 2017
Time :
10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue :
Focus Education, Alor Setar Branch
Feb
13
How To Fund Your Business
Date :
13 Feb 2017
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Venue :
KDU Penang University College