Diploma in Digital Game Arts

Raffles University

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2.3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, May, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Experience every level of game development from initial design to production
  • Be exposed to industry-standard tools and software to create game content for various game applications, including mobile games
  • Part of the Raffles Education group, with 18 colleges and universities in 16 cities across 10 countries
  • Brand new Medini Campus with over 144,000 square feet of floor area

Course Structure

Semester 1:

  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Reading
  • English for Communication
  • Foundation Sketching and Drawing for Designers
  • Critical Game Studies

Semester 2:

  • U1: Ethics Appreciation and Civilisation/Malay Language Communication 1
  • Game Design Principles
  • History of 20th Century Design & Culture
  • Creative Programming

Semester 3:

  • U2: Teamwork and Leadership/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Digital Image Processing
  • 3D Modelling
  • Storyboard & Art Direction

Semester 1:

  • U3: Malaysian Economy
  • User Interface Design
  • Character Design & Development
  • Rigging & 3D Animation

Semester 2:

  • Asset & Environmental Visualisation
  • Game Level & Logic Design
  • Audio Visual Compositing
  • Game Production

Semester 3:

  • U4: Co-Curricular
  • Game Project Management
  • Portfolio
  • Final Project
  • Law for the Creative Industries

Semester 1:

  • Internship

Entry Requirements

  • SPM: Credits in 3 subjects
  • O Level: Credits in 3 subjects
  • UEC: 3Bs
  • STPM: Grade C (CGPA2.00) in 1 subject
  • A Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects
  • STAM: Minimum Maqbul grade and Credit in English at SPM level
  • Creative Multimedia Certificate (MQF Level 3): CGPA 2.00
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Additional Requirement: Pass "RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview"
  • No Minimum English Requirement
  • * A Learning Assistance Sessions (LAS) (from Week 6 to Week 12) will be provided at no cost if the student failed the English assessment in week 4

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