What will I learn?

The BFA in Digital Art and Animation programme offers comprehensive education in the technique, processes, and tools that professional artists use to create art assets for games, animated films, and other digital media. Rather than simply teaching students how to use current software, this programme focuses on developing foundational skills that remain valuable and useful regardless of the technology or medium. Graduates of this programme have the ability to produce powerful affecting imagery in a professional studio environment.

Students who successfully complete the BFA in Digital Art and Animation programme possess the following:

Extensive production experience, in both 2D and 3D animation, as well as an area of greater focus that enables students to target a specific sector of the industry according to their interests and abilities.
Excellent drawing skills, including a mastery of perspective, shading, drawing from observation, figure drawing, value, color and composition.
Strong storytelling abilities, including visual storytelling, literary traditions, story through dialogue, story through acting and cinematic conventions.
Familiarity with modern studio processes, including the ability to use current tools and software, as well as the ability to learn new software while maintaining a strict production schedule.
Professional work habits, including and understanding of how to maintain and continually enhance their craft throughout their career, as well as the ability to utilize and integrate professional criticism into their work.

Career Opportunities
This programme prepares students for careers in digital art and digital 3D animation, digital 2D animation and video game or animation pre-production. Possible job titles include:

Character Animator
Concept Artist
Storyboard Artist

Which department am I in?

Singapore Institute of Technology

Study options

Full Time (8 semesters)

Tuition fees
SG$28,313.00 (15,46,313) per year
Start date

Expected September 2021


Singapore Institute Of Technology (SIT)@SP Building

Singapore Polytechnic,

510 Dover Road,

139660, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants submitting the International Baccalaureate Diploma must fulfill the following requirements: Obtain a grade five in at least 2 Higher Level (HL) and 1 Standard Level (SL) subjects; obtain the IB Diploma.

For international students

Applicants presenting an international qualification from an overseas educational institute, who have completed at least 12 years of formal education may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who are not graduates from a Polytechnic in Singapore, but have completed a formal 12th year education equivalent to A-Levels

IELTS (Academic): 6.5; TOEFL (Internet-based Test): 90; Cambridge ‘O’ Level English/ EL1119: C6; Cambridge English C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency