Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Game Design

UCSI University

Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, May, Jul, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Opportunity to work with industry players while studying
  • Personalised attention by learning through small classes
  • Numerous award-winning professors, with 5 professors ranked in Stanford's World's Top 2% Scientists
  • Ranked #265 in the world and top 1% globally in the QS World University Rankings 2025

Course Structure

  • Art History
  • Life Drawing
  • Graphic and Image Editing
  • Modelling
  • Basic Photography
  • Drawing for Animation
  • Fundamentals of Game Art
  • Traditional Animation
  • Principles of Gameplay
  • Studio Based Learning
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Concept Art for Game
  • Mobile Game Designing and Development 1
  • Game Modeling and Texturing 1
  • Animation
  • Rendering
  • Game Level Design
  • Character Animation
  • Practical Training
  • Religions in Malaysia (MPU-U3)
  • Extra Curricular Learning Experiences 2 (MPU-U4)

Elective (Choose One):

  • Design for Motion Graphics
  • Digital Animation Production
  • Brand Design Campaign
  • Game Interface Design
  • Mobile Game Designing and Development 2
  • Portfolio
  • Game Modeling and Texturing 2
  • Game Project 1
  • Game Project 2
  • Industry Placement
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experiences 3 (MPU-U4)

Elective (Choose One):

  • Dynamics & Effects
  • Information and Environmental Design
  • Design for Industry
  • Digital Visual Presentation

Entry Requirements

  • STPM/A Level: Grade C (GP2.00) in any TWO (2) subjects
  • UEC: Minimum Grade B in FIVE subjects
  • International Baccalaureate: A minimum score of 26/42 credits from SIX subjects
  • Portfolio Assessment: Pass
  • National Matriculation: A minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency: Minimum average score of 60%
  • UCSI Foundation: A minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Diploma: A minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Advanced Diploma (Level 5, MQF): A minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM): Minimum grade Jayyid
  • Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM): Subjected to HEP Senate/Academic Board's approval
  • Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM): Subjected to HEP Senate/Academic Board's approval
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government: Case-by-case basis
  • MUET: Band 3
  • SPM English Language: Grade B+
  • SPM English Language 1119/O Level/IGCSE: Grade C
  • UEC English Language: Grade A2

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