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Diploma in Multimedia and Animation (N55) Specialisation in Game Art and Design



What will I learn?

Strong focus in design and programming

Masterclasses by leading practitioners from the gaming and interactive media industries

Award-winning 3D game engine for training

Industry-standard graduation portfolio to beef up your resume

Global outlook via immersion trips to China, USA, Europe or Japan

Specialise in Game Art & Design or Interactive Art & Technology


Did you dream of developing engaging and interactive apps like Flappy Bird? You might just be headed for a career in the fascinating field of interactive media development - and our Diploma in Multimedia & Animation (MMA) will give you a head start you need.

In MMA, you will learn to build digital universes that interact with users through text, graphics, moving images and sound. You will receive rigorous training in design and programming in your first year with modules such as Figure Drawing, Light, Colour & Design, and Principles of Programming.


MMA graduates are trained to be interactive media professionals capable of developing media-rich interactive applications such as 2D & 3D animation for Web and mobile devices, interactive animation, 3D modelling, educational and online games, visual interface design and user experience design.

This means that you can work as a game artist, game environment artist, 3D modeller & animator, 3D character rigger, game designer or level designer, game interface designer, visual designer, Web designer, multimedia designer or producer, or interactive experience designer/developer

Further studies

Pursue further studies in the creative technology field at local or overseas universities like National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, DigiPen Institute of Technology, Sheridan College (Canada), Savannah College of Art and Design (US) and RMIT University (Australia).

Enjoy advanced standing and subsidised fees for the following Singapore Institute of Technology degrees offered to poly graduates by DigiPen Institute of Technology in Singapore:

- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation

- Bachelor of Arts in Game Design


You will learn to conceptualise, design and create interactive entertainment experience as well as digital 3D game environment and characters - sci fi or fantasy. You will also learn about game design and game engine scripting languages.

Which department am I in?

School of InfoComm Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (5,61,414) per year
Start date

Expected October 2023


School of InfoComm Technology

Ngee Ann Polytechnic,

535 Clementi Road,

599489, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students


To be eligible for our diplomas, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.

Subject : English Language as a First Language: 1–7 ('O' Level Grade); Mathematics (Elementary/Additional): 1–6 ('O' Level Grade); any two other subjects: 1–6 ('O' Level Grade)

You must have also sat for a Science or Design & Technology or Food & Nutrition or a relevant OSIE / Applied Subject and fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.

Candidates with hearing deficiency or severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course. Those with colour vision deficiency may be considered, subject to passing an in-house test.

Students are required to own a MacBook and purchase art material


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