At DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, you will experience a rigorous education designed to prepare you for exciting job opportunities within the global digital economy. Through your studies, you will develop theoretical frameworks and foundational knowledge that will be relevant and useful throughout your career.
In addition to your regular coursework and assignments, you will be applying your knowledge to hands-on team projects that leverage communication and interdisciplinary collaboration. This project-based focus challenges you to solve difficult problems as you work together to create original software, games, animations, and more in an academic environment that replicates a professional production studio. By the time you graduate, you will have a strong grasp of foundational knowledge in your field, the ability to innovate new solutions, and a portfolio of work that can help you stand out to prospective employers.
Degree Programs at DigiPen (Singapore)
Our degree programs fall into three basic categories:
BA in User Experience and Game Design
This interdisciplinary degree combines coursework in game design theory, the humanities, and social sciences. Students learn the skills necessary to craft engaging and meaningful experiences for all types of games, applications, and other interactive media.
From the Academic Year 2020/2021 intake onward, the BA in Game Design degree program will be renamed as BA in User Experience and Game Design.
BFA in Digital Art and Animation
This rigorous program for aspiring digital artists begins with the fundamentals of artistry and culminates in advanced projects creating high-quality games or animated films. By the end of the program, you will have a deep understanding of the production pipelines used in professional studios.
BS in Computer Science and Game Design
This degree balances both the technical and creative aspects of creating a game, giving you experience in both computer programming and game design. As a graduate, you’ll be able to play many roles within the professional game development pipeline.
This program is no longer enrolling students from the Academic Year 2020/2021 onward. Students interested in its curriculum and outcomes should instead apply to the BS in Computer Science in Interactive Media and Game Development degree program.
BS in Computer Science in Interactive Media and Game Development
This degree prepares you for a career as a hybrid engineer and designer, versed in both computer programming and interactive design. You’ll be a versatile asset for professional software development teams looking for these in-demand skills.
Students from the Academic Year 2020/2021 cohort onward will enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Interactive Media and Game Development degree program, jointly offered by DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore and Singapore Institute of Technology. The core curriculum is equivalent to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design degree and has been developed to meet the industry’s evolving needs.
BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation
DigiPen’s rigorous flagship degree program provides a foundation in the math, physics, and computer science disciplines that will equip you with exceptional competencies in the fields of software development, real-time simulations, digital media, and game development. You will be able to solve real-world problems in software engineering, including design, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance of software solutions, while learning soft skills in team building and communications.
Students from the Academic Year 2020/2021 cohort onward will enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation degree program jointly offered by DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore and Singapore Institute of Technology. The core curriculum is equivalent to the previous degree program of the same name and has been developed to meet the industry’s evolving needs.
MS in Computer Vision
This program prepares you with a solid, hands-on experience in computer vision and machine learning algorithms and techniques to thrive in emerging industries. You’ll be able to design and develop novel approaches to tackle the many challenges of learning from images and videos.
BEng in Mechatronics Systems
The BEng in Mechatronics Systems is a multidisciplinary degree program that brings together the fields of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering with a holistic approach to system development. This is a joint degree program offered through Singapore Institute of Technology and DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore.
From the Academic Year 2021/2022 intake onward, the BEng in Systems Engineering (ElectroMechanical Systems) degree program will be renamed as BEng in Mechatronics Systems.
In addition to our five undergraduate degree programs, students can also pursue a number of minors to bolster their knowledge in specific areas of study.
DigiPen (Singapore) offers Continuing Education programs which aim to re-skill individuals to enter the workforce in the fast-growing technology sector. These programs are supported by Workforce Singapore and provide direct job placement at some of Singapore’s most prestigious companies.
Our educational programs go beyond our bachelor’s degree programs. We also provide customized art and technology workshops for pre-university schools, and more.
Certain DigiPen (Singapore) degree programs were originally offered to previous student cohorts under different names. These degree programs no longer enroll students under these program names.