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Diploma in Game Technology

Programme Highlights

  • Master Unity & Unreal Game Engines
  • Have specific Mobile platform experience, e.g. Android /IOS Game Deployment
  • Do High Level Game Programming in C# using Unity3D or Any Similar Engines
  • Work on your own Indie Game and as part of a team

Articulation Pathway to Degree

MAGES is affiliated with two world-renowned universities. Students are provided with the option to continue to a degree pathway to gain not only a world-class education but also a global perspective as they make progress as competent media professionals.

MAGES Diploma
MAGES Advance /
Specialist Diploma
Degree at
Abertay or AAU


Course Modules


Game Design Principles


Programming 1: Basic Game Programming


Algorithms, Mathematics and Physics


Graphics Pipeline 1: Modern Graphics Theorems


Artificial Intelligence in Games


Programming 2: Intermediate Game Programming


Mobile Game Development


Game Production



Career Opportunities

  • Career OpportunitiesCareer OpportunitiesGame Programmer
  • Career OpportunitiesCareer OpportunitiesGame AI Engineer
  • Career OpportunitiesCareer OpportunitiesNetwork Engineer
  • Career OpportunitiesCareer OpportunitiesGame Tools Programmer
  • Career OpportunitiesCareer OpportunitiesUI Programmer
  • Admissions
  • Entry Requirements
  • Programme Fees
Duration:11 Months (Full Time & Part Time)
Programme Layout:Full Time – 5 days X 3 hours a day per week
Part Time – 3 days X 3 hours a day per week
Note:International Students are only offered Full-Time course.
There are no differences in the total number of contact hours between the Part-Time and Full-Time courses.
Student to Lecturer Ratio:12:1
Medium of Instruction:Lectures & Practical (Hands on Application)
Language of Instruction:English
Mode of Assessment:Project Based Assessment for All Modules
Graduation Criteria:In order to file for a graduation certificate, the student must have completed and passed all the modules of the course.

Minimum Age: 17 years old or above (based on date of birth) at point of start class

1. Academic Qualifications
Local Students
  • 2 GCE ‘A’ level passes or minimum of 2 H2 level subjects with a pass or above
  • OR Foundation Certificate in Art and Technology from MAGES
  • OR Certificate in Games Development or IT related course from other PEIs.
International Students
  • Equivalent to Year 12 from the respective home country of the applicant
  • OR Foundation Certificate in Art and Technology from MAGES
  • OR Certificate in Games Development or IT related course from other PEIs.
Mature Students

At least 30 years of age, with 8 years of work experience.

2. English Proficiency
Local Students
  • GCE ‘O’ Level English – Requires a minimum of C6 English grade
  • OR Pass interview with the Academic Director and assessment by Academic Director
International Students
  • IELTS 5.5
  • OR Other equivalent qualifications where the medium of instruction is English
  • OR Student may attend additional English classes and pass at the equivalent of upper intermediate level
Exemptions Approved

If student has achieved C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level or 65% in English in 10th Grade or IELTS 5.5 then student can be exempted from Modules FCAT101, FCAT102 and FCAT103.

Fees Breakdown
Total Payable(S$)
(Singaporeans & PR)
Total Payable(S$)
(International Students)
Course Fee13,88815,338
Admission Fee200500
Course Material Fee450450
FPS Insurance100100
Examination Fee450450
Medical Insurance Fee150150
Student Pass Application0500
(A) Total Course Fees Payable15,23817,488
Total Fees Payable [Inclusive of 7% GST]16,304.6618,712.16

Miscellaneous Fees*

Purpose of FeeAmount (S$) and When Payable
Course Transfer Fees$100 ($107 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
5% – Overdue for 1 week
Late Payment Fees (Exclusive of 7% GST)6% – Overdue for 2 weeks
9% – Overdue for 3 weeks
10% – Overdue for 4 weeks
Replacement of lost Course Material$50.00 ($53.50 (Per Module) [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Replacement of Student ID$30 ($32.10 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Re-Taking Examinations$500 ($535 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Re-module (Exclusive of 7% GST)(Total Course Fees * Module Credits) /
Total Programme Credits
Review of grade per module/unit$50 ($53.50 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Late Re-enrolment fee per module/unit$50 ($53.50 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Admin fee for every cancellation/change of module/unit$50 ($53.50 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Deferment fee per module/unit$100 ($107.00 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Admin fee for the lost library item$20 ($21.40 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
Convenience Fee for using Credit Card3% based on amount payable
Banker’s Guarantee (if applicable)Bond AmountFee Payable (Inclusive GST)
1000$400 ($428 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
1500$400 ($428 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
3000$400 ($428 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
5000$600 ($642 [Inclusive of 7% GST])

Application Fees

  • Local Students – $250 ($267.50 [Inclusive of 7% GST])
  • International Students – $500 ($535.00 [Inclusive of 7% GST])

Payment Notes

  • Non-Refundable Application Fee is not summed up in (A)
  • Total Fees Payable [Inclusive of 7% GST] is fully protected as required by EduTrust FPS
  • MAGES Institute of Excellence has adopted the Insurance Scheme
    • Account Number: 106-902634-2
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