What will I learn?

The Computer Science in Real-time Interactive Simulation programme provides rigorous training in foundational STEM modules that underpin computer science and simulations, and also focusses on deep programming skills that includes high level programming, low level programming, advanced C/C++, data structures, algorithms analysis and three progressive modules in computer graphics. Students will embark on a persistent studio-based software engineering project that spans across every trimester of the study and allows students to continuously apply their module-based knowledge in larger-scale projects, as well as hone essential soft skills in working within multidisciplinary teams. Graduates will be fully industry-ready with deep technical expertise in developing real-time interactive systems.

Curriculum Highlights
Students focus on the following core areas of study:

Software Engineering Projects
Game Implementation Techniques
Advanced Computer Graphics
Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence for Games
Eight-month Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP)
Overseas Immersion Programme (OIP)

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this programme are prepared to enter the video game industry as

Computer Scientist
Software Engineer
Artificial Intelligence Developer
VR/ AR Software Developer
Machine Learning Engineer
Interactive Mobile Application Programmer
Game Engine Developer
Gameplay Programmer

Which department am I in?

Singapore Institute of Technology

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
SG$28,313.00 (15,51,397) 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.

Diploma holders from any of the five local polytechnics, A level / IB / NUS High School Diploma graduates and equivalent qualifications are welcome to apply. Applicants who hold local diplomas from other local institutions and other qualifications equivalent to Year-12 formal qualifications may be considered for admission to selected programmes on a case-by-case basis.

Subject to approval, diploma applicants may be granted module exemptions, based on the modules taken and minimum grades achieved in their diploma.

A-level Pre-requisites:

A pass in one of the following H2 subjects (Mathematics or Physics or Computing); or a pass in H1 Mathematics
Obtained passes in at least two H2 subjects and offered either General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI) in the same sitting while satisfying Mother Tongue Language (MTL) requirements.

IB Pre-requisites:

A pass in one of the following HL subjects (Mathematics or Physics or Computing); or a pass in SL Mathematics
Obtained a minimum grade five for at least two HL and one SL subjects and the IB Diploma while satisfying the Mother Tongue Language (MTL) requirements.

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