Diploma in Game Design - KPTM Ipoh

Diploma in Game Design is a full-time program which is conducted in a minimum duration of 6 semesters or three years. The program aims to develop skilled designer who has a deeper knowledge of how writing, art, and the social sciences all come into play when creating games, interfaces, and other interactive experiences. The program is project oriented and provides a unique possibility for developing game design skills while also building conceptual understanding on games.

The program is designed according to the present industrial needs which emphasize on the game mechanics, design documentation, scripting and programming, 2D and 3D level design, character design, playtesting, interface design, product management, and team game project implementation. Students will also learn the professional and personal skills needed for success in the industry.

Learning Outcomes

The program educational objectives are to prepare game designers who are:
• Knowledgeable and technically competent in game design development.
• Effective team members with appropriate values and attitudes in their profession and society.
• Effective in communication and information management in providing solutions and administrative support to the organization.
• Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognize the need for lifelong learning for career advancement.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of game design fundamentals.
• Apply skills and techniques in the game development process.
• Perform social obligation through community services.
• Demonstrate professional ethics, holistic values, and humanities in organizational management.
• Demonstrate communication, teamwork and leadership skills in the related working environment.
• Solve problems in designing and developing creative game products.
• Pursue studies at a higher level for successful career development and engage in life-long learning.
• Seek opportunities and recognizing entrepreneurship avenues in related to games.
Programme :
Diploma in Game Design

Programme Duration :
2 Years 7 Months

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Reference :
R2/0211/4/0337 (04/2028) MQA/FA9506

Minimum Requirement :

i. Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with minimum THREE (3) credits OR

ii. Pass SKM Level 3/Sijil Vokasional Malaysia(SVM); OR

iii. A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in relevant filed with at least CGPA of 2.00; OR

iv. A pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with at least Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject; OR

v. A pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Grade Maqbul; OR

vi. Other equivalent qualification that is recognized by the Malaysian Government


Pass an interview (online/virtual/conventional).

OR submission of student's portfolio, to be determined by the HEP as required.


Conceptual Design
Digital Image Editing
Digital Illustration
Application Software and Technology
Introduction to Game Design


Flowboard and Architecture
Game UI and UX
2D Animation
Game Design Principles
Fundamental of Game Programming
3D Modeling
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Pelajar Luar Negara Sahaja)/Penghayatan Etika Dan Peradaban


Prop and Character Design
Proficiency English
Critical & Creative Thinking


Virtual Reality
Responsive Game Design
Game Production Management
Digital Audio Video
Bahasa Kebangsaan A */Study Skills/Public Communication Skill


Game Art and Animation
Game Design Document
Game Analysis
Game Project
Digital Entrepreneurship


Integriti dan Antirasuah
Khidmat Masyarakat 1/Pengurusan Masjid/Sports Event Management 1
Portfolio Production


Creative Media Industrial Training
Graduates of the Diploma in Game Design program are prepared to enter the game industry as:
1. Game Designer
2. Level Designer
3. 2D / 3D Artist
4. Game Tester
5. Character Designer / Artist
6. Storywriter / Scriptwriter
7. Game Producer

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