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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

WHAT THE COURSE IS ABOUT

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.

Careers

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).

INTERACTIVE ART & TECHNOLOGY

This specialisation suits those who want to develop apps for the Web, smart phones and tablets. You will also be competent in both art and technology, and human-centric design skills.

You’re learning journey will culminate in a final-year multimedia project that gives you valuable production and project management experience. You will get to use the Game Design & Development Centre set up in ICT by award-winning 3D game engine provider, Unity Technologies. The Unity Pro 3D game engine allows you to create rich, interactive 3D content on the web or mobile platforms easily. With such professional tools available, you will surely impress your future employer with an industry-standard portfolio!

What's more, there are opportunities for you to attend masterclasses conducted by Hollywood animation experts and participate in overseas programmes to give you a global outlook and an enriching experience!

Which department am I in?

School of InfoComm Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (5,11,011) per year
Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

School of InfoComm Technology

Ngee Ann Polytechnic,

535 Clementi Road,

599489, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-B

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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