Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Courses
105
Scholarship
Yes

Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
3 Years
  Intake
January, May, October
  Tution Fees
N/A

This versatile progarmme offers two distinct pathways towards specialisation in Game Development. Students who aspire to create digital games and unleash their creativity via the PC, mobile and game console platforms can choose to pursue either the Game Art and Design path, or the Game Programming and Technology path. 

The interdisciplinary structure of this programme trains the students in the technical expertise of digital media and game development, in addition to providing them with the fundamental understanding of art and design in the crafting of game designs, the refinement of mathematical proficiencies in programming language, including the development of skills in entrepreneurship and management. This ensures that graduates will be adequately adept as professional game developers with an all-round understanding of both game design, as well as software development. 

Thus, in addition to fundamental game art and design expertise, graduates of this course will also be well-versed in programming concepts, data structures, online networking, game graphics programming, virtual and augmented reality. This comprehensively equips them to thrive in the challenging yet rewarding game industry as game creators, programmers and technologist. 

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Artificial Intelligence Programmer
  • Game Content Programmer
  • Game Engine Programmer
  • Game Mechanics Programmer
  • Game Technical Director
  • Games Tools Programmer
  • Game Physics Programmer
  • Game Sound and Audio Programmer
  • User Interface Programmer

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • 2D Animation 
  • Creative Thinking and Idea Generation 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • English for Games 
  • Foundations of Drawing 
  • Fundamentals of Imaging 
  • Fundamentals of Linear Algebra 
  • Fundamentals of Vector Graphics 
  • Game Physics 
  • Game Programming and Development I 
  • History of Game Art and Genre Studies 
  • Introduction to Game Development 
  • Online Games and Networking 
  • Perception Studies 
  • Programming Concepts and Design 

 

Year 2

  • Advanced Computer Graphics Using Open GL 
  • Art Law & Cyber Law 
  • Basic Animation for Games 
  • Basic 3D Asset Modeling 
  • Computer Graphics Using Open GL 
  • Elective I 
  • Game and Society 
  • Game Development Life Cycle 
  • Game Programming and Development II 
  • Mobile Game Development 
  • MPU1* 
  • MPU1** 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 
  • User Experience and Interface Design 

 

Year 3

  • Artificial Intelligence for Games 
  • Elective II
  • Industrial Training 
  • MPU4 
  • National Language/Other Languages Project 
  • Technoprenuership  

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Creative Writing 
  • Public Speaking 

 

  • Elective II - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Web Application Development 
    •  Virtual and Augmented Reality

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

 

  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

MPU 4 - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Music Performance

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Foundation in Arts
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Accounting
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Finance Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in International Business Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Marketing Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Actuarial Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Communication Honours Advertising
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Computer Science Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Information Systems Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Software Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Chemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Physics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Nursing
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FULL TIME | May, October

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies
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FULL TIME,PART TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

BA Hons Game Design
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Microbiology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Master of Architecture
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | May (Full-Time Mode)

Master of Business Administration
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK |

Master of Engineering (Electrical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May

Master of Engineering (Electronic System)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May, September

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May

Master of Environmental Technology
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan & May

Master of Mathematics
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Full Time : Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time : Min 2 years - Max 6 years

Master of Project Management
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan (Part-time) May (Full-time & Part Time Mode)

Master of Real Estate Development
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | May & Septermber

Master of Strategic Communication
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | January, May & September

Master of Arts (Communication)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master of Engineering Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master of Medical Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master Of Philosophy ( Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Research)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the day

Master of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Doctor of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy(Engineering)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year
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