Singapore University of Social Sciences

Computer Games Design (MTD313)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Digital Media

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


This course covers the computer game design through an understanding of the various computer games genre and the softwares that assist in computer games design.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Introduction to Games
  • Game Genres
  • Game Worlds
  • Game Design
  • Workshop: Designing games with GameMaker
  • Game Balance
  • Workshop: Create a maze game
  • Game architecture
  • Workshop: Create a scrolling shooter game
  • Storyboarding
  • Storytelling and narrative
  • Workshop: Create a platform game

Learning Outcome

  • Apply the principles and concepts of game design and structure to design a game
  • Illustrate the use of interactive animation elements in games
  • Relate between elements of interactive animation in games
  • Appraise elements of design in animated games
  • Assemble an original game idea and prepare a detailed design document for it
  • Design and implement a simple game using the game engine taught
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