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Diploma in Computing with Games Design & Development

STMARTINS.EDU/COMPUTING

MQF LEVEL

5

TOTAL CREDITS: 60ECTS

DURATION: Full time 1 Year (9 Months)

Part time 2 Years (18 Months)

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This Diploma aims to provide students with visual and aural representations of the game world, as well as the mathematics and internal game mechanics, developing the artistic and the programming aspects of game development.

Progression*

As a graduate of this diploma, in addition to the learning outcomes achieved through the Diploma in Computing, the learner will also be able to:

BSc (Hons) Computing with Games Design & Development

— understand and judge game design across its visual, aural, and gameplay dimensions; — be able to choose and follow a game design process for each of the visual, aural and gameplay dimensions; — learn essential mathematics necessary for designing and programming 3D physics-based games; — carry out and fully document a game design process. Code

Study Unit

ECTS

SMc10306

Introduction to Java Programming

7

SMc10307

Intermediate Java Programming

7

SMc10315

Introduction to Front-End Web Development

4

SMc10327

Game Design I - Conceptual Game Design

7

SMc10328

Audio Design I - Fundamentals

3

SMc10329

Visual Design I - Visual Narratives

3

SMc10330

Maths and Science for Computer Games

7

SMc10333

Introduction to Algebra and Matrices

4

SMc10334

Introduction to Graphs

2

SMc10335

Introduction to Calculus

4

SMc10337

Principles of Computing Architecture

4

SMc10339

Implementing and Querying Databases

3

SMc10340

Core Database Principles

3

SMc10344

Introduction to Interaction Design

4

* Successful graduates may progress to Level 2 of the University of London BSc (Hons) Computing with Games Design & Development or Computing with Virtual Reality, and also are awarded with a BSc (Hons) degree by Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education. The Faculty of ICT at the University of Malta accept the Diploma in Computing in addition to a pass in Maltese at SEC (ordinary level), as satisfying the entry requirements for the BSc (Hons) (Computing Science), BSc (Hons) IT (Software Development), BSc (Hons) IT (Artificial Intelligence), BSc (Hons) IT (Computing and Business).

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Diploma in Computing with Game design & development  

The Malta Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Game Design & Development is a programme targeting individuals who...

Diploma in Computing with Game design & development  

The Malta Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Game Design & Development is a programme targeting individuals who...

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