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BFA Fine Arts in Interactive Media

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
17100 SGD
National
8050 SGD

Application fee

International 30 SGD
National 10 SGD
Department
School of Art, Design and Media
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
SAT (avg)600

About this course

The BFA in Interactive Media offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers the theory and practice of the interactive world. The Interactive Media curriculum is divided in the second year of its delivery into separate Art and Gaming streams. The practical weight of the major takes the form of projects in which students learn such things as audiovisual design, creative coding, game design, interface design, software/hardware interplay, multi-modal interaction and non-linear narratives.

To enable students to gain first-hand industry experience, ADM encourages all students to undertake internship. Internships last ten weeks and students will be supervised by the professors and relevant industry practitioners.

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants with qualifications as deemed fit by the university (based on their online application) may be required to sit for an NTU Entrance Examination before a final decision on admission can be made. 

Mathematics at Junior High School Level/IB Standard Level AND A good grade in English at Senior High School Level / IB Standard Level. In addition, applicants are required to produce and submit the following materials for admission assessment: 

  • Portfolio
  • Personal Statement and Writing Samples
  • A Creative Project
  • Three Visuals

 

 

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Course Modules

Year 1 Semester 1

  • DN1001 Foundation Drawing I
  • DN1002 Foundation 2D I 
  • DN1003 Foundation 3D I
  • DN1004 Foundation 4D I
  • DD1003 Introduction to the Histories of Art I 
  • GER Communication I 

Year 1 Semester 2

  • DN1005 Foundation 4D II
  • Foundation Option x 2
  • DD1004 Introduction to the Histories of Art II 
  • GER Communication II 
  • GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Solutions
  • Choose one from Range on offer in university (GER Prescribed Electives)

Year 2 Semester 1

  • DM2000 Interactive I 
  • DM2008 Programming for Art & Games 
  • DD2000 Introduction to the Histories of Art III 
  • Unrestricted Elective
  • DD0002 The Contemporary Creative and Cultural Industry of Singapore
  • GER Prescribed Elective

Year 2 Semester 2

Here the curriculum divides into two streams: Interactive Media Games (IGM) and Interactive Media Art (IMA)

  • DM2006 Narratives for Interaction 
  • DM2001 Game Design / DM2007 Interactive II
  • Unrestricted Elective x 2
  • Choose ONE from the following:
    • DD0001 Ethical Issues in Art, Design & Media
    • DR0000 Sustainable Design
  • GER Prescribed Elective 

Year 3 Semester 1

  • DM3011 Sound for Interactive Media DM2008 / DM3005 Interactive Devices  
  • DM3007 Game Design II DM2001 / DM3012 Open Source Studio: Internet Art and Culture 
  • Core Art History
  • Unrestricted Elective
  • GER Prescribed Elective

Year 3 Semester 2

  • DM3010 Project Development and Planning 
  • DM3004 Gameplay Motion / DM3003 Interactive Spaces
  • Major Prescribed Elective
  • Unrestricted Elective
  • GER Prescribed Elective

Year 4 Semester 1

  • DD4000 ADM Final Year Project
  • Major Prescribed Elective 
  • Unrestricted Elective x 2

Year 4 Semester 2

  • DD4000 ADM Final Year Project
  • Major Prescribed Elective
  • Unrestricted Elective 

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How to Apply

Application to undergraduate programmes is done online at home or anywhere else the student prefers. There is no hard-copy application form. The student receives a confirmation email with their application number after they have successfully submitted the application form.

The student must click on the appropriate link showing your qualification to submit an application. Only one electronic application form corresponds to your high school qualification can be submitted.

The applicant is required to submit the required supporting documents by the deadline to complete your application:

  • Passport particulars page. 
  • High school results slip/certificate/Diploma
  • Secondary school results slip or certificate
  • University academic transcripts (for current or former university student only)
  • TOEFL, SAT, IELTS or PTE Academic or ACT with Writing (if applicable)
  • International Olympiad Award Certificate (if applicable)

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