With the Diploma in Interactive and Digital Media (DIDM), you can let your creativity and IT talent shine as you take the first steps down this career path.
What does the DIDM have in store for you? In this programme, you will develop a combination of traditional IT and digital media skills as you learn how to combine content programming and artistic flair.
You will also build expertise in interactive web design and development, computer animation, and game development.
Expect plenty of hands-on experience with 2D/3D modelling, animation software, and many other tools of the trade. In addition, industry attachments with prominent digital media companies will allow you to gain valuable real-world experience.
Interactive and digital media is a rapidly growing industry. From games and applications to websites and videos, the ability to develop engaging content is increasingly in demand.
The Diploma in Interactive and Digital Media (DIDM) will equip you with a combination of both traditional IT and new media skills. You will hone your creativity and learn how to programme content with an artistic eye as you cover fundamentals of interactive web development, computer animation, and game development. This will give you the flexibility to branch out into the digital media domain of your choice.
Our strong industry partnerships with organisations such as Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, Media Development Authority, and Sony will help you gain relevant industry experience and skills. DIDM graduates are well-equipped to build a career with a diverse range of companies, including production studios, design agencies, and animation firms.
As the world of interactive and digital media continues to grow rapidly, DIDM graduates can look forward to high demand for their skills as creative and IT professionals in roles such as:
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
Want to find out more about the school that offers this diploma? Then drop by the School of Infocomm's homepage now!
The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
7 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
C105 Introduction to Programming
C111 New Media Communications
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
10 compulsory modules:
C203 Web Application Development
C204 Multimedia Programming
C213 Computer Animation
C216 Digital Media Technologies
C227 Computer System Technologies
C293 Interactive Web Design and Development
C318 Digital Illustration and Imaging
T202 The Art of Story
T252 Fundamentals of Design
Select any 4 modules out of the following:
C313 Digital Audio and Video
C314 3D Graphics and Animation
C315 2D Game Design and Development
C316 3D Game Design and Development
C317 Digital Compositing and Visual Effects
C319 Digital Design and Pre-Print Workflow
C391 Animation and Visual Effects Automation
4 compulsory modules:
/ G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationG913 Portfolio DevelopmentC931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Any two other subjects
Note: To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the second group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-C Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Interactive and Digital Media, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete a minimum of 20 modular credits, or its equivalent, per semester.