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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
Be empowered to create.

Do you dream of creating the next “Pokémon Go”, “Clash of Clans”, “Fortnite” and “Warcraft” games? Do you want to wow your friends with your creativity?

In this two-year course, you will create fun and engaging games for entertainment, education or training purposes. You will learn C# programming language as well as game development tools such as Unity. This course also provides you with a basic foundation in game design principles and game level design for building multi-platform interactive experiences.

What you'll learn

  • Participate in the game design process
  • Develop game program code
  • Design game levels
  • Perform game integration and testing

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics/ Principles of Accounts and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry /Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.

Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Games Programming & Development graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma course at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Games Programming & Development graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Your career options after graduation include Game Programmer, Interactive Content Developer or Tester.