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Overview

Course Duration

1 year 6 months

Type of course

Part-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
See your creations come alive in the world of interactive (game) entertainment! Harness your imagination to create the works of art using tools like Photoshop and Maya. Create characters, animations and environments to build a universe for gamers to experience. This course teaches you how to develop 2D and 3D art assets that are used in computer games.

The course duration is 1.5 years to 3 years.

What you'll learn

  • Create art assets
  • Animate art assets
  • Participate in the game design process
  • Support game packaging
  • Prepare game design documentation
  • Develop games portfolio

Entry Requirements

3 GCE 'O' Level Grades:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in one of the approved subjects*

*The approved subjects are: Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Engineering Science / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physical Science / Physics / Science (Chemistry/ Biology) / Science (Physics/Biology) / Science (Physics/Chemistry) / Science (Physics/Biology/Chemistry).

OR

  • Nitec in Technology qualifications, or
  • Nitec qualifications (Technical Skills)

Progression Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Technology - Games Art & Design graduates are employed by companies in the games creation and creative industries. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Game Tester, Game Level Designer, Game Programmer, Conceptual Artist, Character Designer, Game Content Developer and Game Software Engineer.
 
There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.