Diploma in Game Development

University Malaysia of Computer
Science & Engineering (UNIMY)

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UNIMY's Diploma in Game Development encourages creative game creators for desktop and mobile platforms, and will enable you to explore the infinite possibilities of your imagination. Through this programme, you will acquire the capacity to transport game ideas from the imaginary world into the virtual reality world. Through practical experience, you will be introduced to fundamental areas of game creation, including art, visual design, game designing, programming, game production, and game production and marketing. Upon completion of this programme, you will be able to create work samples that will allow you to demonstrate your abilities.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Be ensured of a tailored approach that will enable you to learn the essential skills required for the gaming industry, focussing on specialised curriculum on programming, art, mechanics, and testing.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills, with emphasis on practical, in-demand skills needed for game development careers. Through hands-on projects and exposure to industry-standard tools and processes, you will gain valuable experience and readiness for the workforce. 
  • Learn from experienced academicians and experienced professionals with expertise in game development. With their guidance and industry insights, you will gain invaluable mentorship that will keep you updated on industry trends. 
  • Have a wide range of career opportunities to explore. You will be introduced to internships, job placements, and networking events within the gaming industry. Through partnerships and collaborations, you will gain access to various career prospects, enhancing their chances of success post-graduation. 

Why choose UNIMY?

At UNIMY, students will benefit from an exceptional academic experience set within the well-renowned science, technology, and innovation hub. UNIMY’s lecturers are comprised of a diverse group of experts from various industries with specialisations in UNIMY’s eight focus areas. Our ethos of high-quality teaching and learning, leading-edge curriculum, and work readiness skills, combined with a vibrant student experience will be the key to unlocking your true potential. This is where you will gain fundamental knowledge and practical experience, as well as become competent enough to take on the challenges that come with IR 4.0. 

How Do I Get In?

  • Pass SPM /SPMV with at least credit in any 3 subjects 
  • Pass IGCSE / O-Level with a minimum of grade C in any 3 subjects                                                    
  • Pass SKM LEVEL 3 / Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) in a related field and required to attend a bridging programme 
  • Pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with at least Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject                                        
  • Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Grade Maqbul 
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in any 3 subjects 
  • Any equivalent qualification recognized by the government of Malaysia
  • Trial Examination/ Forecast results are accepted, AND 

Pass an interview (online/virtual/conventional) OR submission of student’s portfolio, to be determined by the Dean as required

English Language Proficiency

Malaysian Students 

  • SPM/IGCSE/UEC - Minimum Pass         

International Students 

  • MUET - Minimum Band 3.0; or 
  • GCSE - Minimum Pass; or 
  • IELTS - Minimum Band 4.0; or 
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum Score 397; or 
  • PTE - 36; or 
  • LINGUASKILL - 140; or 
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government (equivalent to CEFR Low B1) 

** Validity of test results: 

  • MUET - 5 years 

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Year 1

- Basic Computing 
- Problem Solving and Programming 
- History of Graphics Design  
- Art and Design Fundamentals 
- Drawing Fundamental
- New Venture Creation 
- Computing Mathematics Database
- Management Systems Visual
-Communication Introduction to Computer
-Games Game Programming  
-Effective Communication
- Workplace and Persuasive Presentation
- Community Service 
- Fundamentals for Creative Professionals 

Year 2

- Cyberpreneurship 
- Game Programming II 
- Mathematics and Physics for Game 
- 3D Graphics and Animation                                         
- Artificial Intelligence for Game  
- Characters Design 
- 3D Game Design and Development 
- Elective 1 
- Elective 2        

Year 3

- Mobile Game Programming 
- Game Production and Publishing 
- Final Year Project
- Practical Training 

Elective Modules

- Networking Technologies 
- Basic Concept of Marketing 
- Audio Synchronization and Mixing 
- Web Design and Development 
- Motion Graphics 
- Digital Fabrication & Prototyping  
- Spatial Practices  
- Real-time Media  
- Immersive Technologies 

Tuition Fees

Malaysian Students

International Students



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