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Advanced Diploma in Esports and Game Design




What will I learn?

This course is designed to impart both theoretical and applied Esports support knowledge to students with some basic knowledge of Esports as well as game design and development skills. It aims to enhance the learners knowledge and practical skills in both Esports management and game design and development with skills to create and animate games as well as produce Esports events and manage the Esports community.

In Collaboration with Singapore Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (SCOGA)

The Esports Academy is a centre of excellence for esports and youth leadership created by Singapore’s Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (SCOGA). The academy aims to equip youths with skills and values such as leadership, team work and communication to strive towards their aspirations and grow in their careers. The academy deploys a learn-by-playing approach using competitive video games to create the learning environment. The academy also uses peer learning methods of training, creating opportunities for young trainees to interact with esports professionals, allowing them to cross share experiences and tell stories.

Delivery model

Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshop conducted in classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 3-hour sessions.


  • 3D Models and Animation
  • Advanced Game Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence and Game Development
  • Business of Esports
  • Community Management
  • Creating Games for Handheld Devices
  • Games Architecture and Design
  • Production in Esports

Graduation Requirements

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be awarded with a Advanced Diploma in Esports and Game Design awarded by Informatics Academy.

Which department am I in?

Informatics Academy

Study options

Full Time (8 months)

Tuition fees
SG$9,844.00 (6,06,158) per year
Student Pass Processing And Administrative Fees: SG $321
Start date

Expected May, September 2023


Informatics Academy

100 Victoria Street,

#13-01/02 National Library Building,

188064, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Minimum Age: 19 years old

Academic Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Esports and Game Design awarded by Informatics Academy; OR
  • Polytechnic diploma in a related field; OR
  • Equivalent qualifications

English Language:

  • Certificate in Proficiency in English awarded by Informatics Academy; OR
  • GCE ‘O’ Level – C6; OR
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

Alternative Entry

Mature candidates (30 years old and above) may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis, if they have:

  • Completed Secondary Education;
  • Fulfilled English language proficiency requirement; and
  • Eight years working experience in a related field.

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