Electronic Games is one of the fastest growing industries in the world economy; it has now become mainstream with net earnings surpassing that of the film industry. The global market for electronic games is expected to grow from $67 billion in 2012 to $82 billion in 2017. The electronic game industry shows no signs of slowing down with a projected compound annual growth rate of 10.3 percent.
In light of this incredible growth – there is a pressing need for game developers with very specialized skills – this degree course aims to cultivate high quality graduates familiar with production processes and aware of what is needed to produce successful games. The teaching team is actively involved in the industry and is experts at their respective fields. In this unique programme, you are given the opportunity to specialize one of three game development disciplines.
If you have a keen eye for visual aesthetics and 3D Modelling, consider being a game artist. If you enjoy analyzing, writing stories and crafting experiences, opt to be a game designer. If you love mathematics, problem-solving and going through lines of codes, make game technology your preferred major.
KDU University College is collaborating with Codemasters Studios to develop talent and to build national awareness. This collaboration is also aimed at adopting the industry benchmarking and standards for curriculum and assessment methods in our delivery. Codemasters Studios is one of the Britain’s oldest video game development companies and is considered Europe’s largest independent games company with nearly 700 employees worldwide.
• Fundamentals of Game Art
• Fundamentals of Game Design
• Fundamentals of Game Development
• Fundamentals of Game Technology
• Game Business & Marketing
• Game Project Studio I & II
• Human Computer Interaction for Games
• Final Year Project
• Project Proposal
|STPM / GCE A Level||2 principles passes|
|UEC||Min. 5 credits|
|Any other qualifications deem
equivalent by the Ministry of
(or as stated in the Document
Senarai Nilai Taraf, Malaysian
(Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
In addition to the above mentioned requirement, the student must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU UC.
Duration: 3 years
Course mode: Full time
Intakes: Jan, May and Sept
Course Location: Damansara Jaya Campus
Concept Artist / 2D Game Artist / 3D Game Artist / Technical Artist /
Level Designers / Game Testers / Game Designers / Story Scripters / Writers /
A.I Programmers / Engine Programmers / Tools Programmers /
Graphics Programmers / Game Programmers