Course Description

Diploma in Game Design – 25 January 2021

City Colleges

Course Details

Full Course Name:

Diploma in Game Design

Course Dates

Next Course Commencing: 25th January 2021
Duration: 10 weeks one evening per week

Course Award

City Colleges Diploma

Course Fee

€895 (€995 in instalments)
€805 (€905 in instalments)
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Learning Outcomes

Students will have acquired an in-depth knowledge of game design to develop their career. Students will learn the techniques for analysis, design and development of games for various platforms.


  • Game development, team concepts, gameplay, script, ending character creation.
  • Market analysis/ Project Introduction (concept)
  • Games design
  • Fundamentals of Programming & Game engine.
  • Programming and Game engine.
  • 2D Game Art. Overview of character creation/scenarios.
  • 3D modelling (scenarios/objects and characters)
  • Animation
  • Texturing
  • Game Audio
  • Project finalisation



Students must attend at least 80% of classes to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided.

If completing the course online, attendance and participation is tracked through Moodle.

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of the Diploma.

The Course is assessed by way of project (70%) and MCQ (30%).

Why City Colleges?

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin location in Dundrum
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
  • Limited class size
  • Parking

College Name City Colleges
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Game Design & Animation
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 25th January 2021
Course Fee Classroom: €895 (€995 in instalments) Online: €805 (€905 in instalments)
Course Duration 10 Weeks
Title of Awarding Diploma in Game Design
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Course Provider

City Colleges

Wicklow House, 84-88 South Great George’s Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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