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Higher Diploma in Game Software Development

IT114107

The following section presents the information of Full Time Programmes offered in September 2019.

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Programme General Information

Type of Programme
Subvented Programme
Programme Aims
This programme aims to provide students with professional training in design, development and deployment of interactive computer games on mobile devices such as mobile phones and internet devices, with the emphasis on game software quality as well as multimedia technology. The programme will enhance students’ ability and competence to meet the needs of the fast-growing computer games and animation industry.
 
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Career Prospects
Graduates may be employed as Mobile Game Software Developers and Designers, Mobile and Internet Systems Technical Officers, Mobile Commerce Application Programmers and Web Application Programmers, and move into posts such as Game Software Technical Manager, Internetworking Administrators, Web Masters and other managerial positions.
Notes
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.

Curriculum

Semester 1
  • Database Principles
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems Fundamentals
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
Semester 2
  • Information Technology Essentials - Web
  • Mathematics for Computer Game Development
  • Game 3D Character Design
  • C++ Programming and Data Structure
  • Game Engines for Game Development
  • Object Oriented Technology
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part A)
Semester 3
  • IT Professionalism
  • Digital Audio and Video Production
  • C++ Programming and Data Structure
  • Software Development Project
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part B)
Semester 4
  • 2D / 3D Graphic Programming
  • Advanced Topics in Game Technologies
  • Game Software Development and Assurance
  • English and Communication : Reports
  • Final Year Project
  • Whole Person Development - Enhacing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module
Semester 5
  • Mobile Game Technology
  • Game Servers Design and Implementation
  • Logical and Artificial Intelligence in Games
  • Final Year Project
  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
Semester 3, 4 or 5
  • Industrial Attachment