Advanced Diploma in Game Design and Development

Level up your expertise and gain a comprehensive understanding of concepts, tools and processes used in the constantly expanding gaming industry. Hands-on learning and expert mentorship engage you in workflows for programming, designing, and testing immersive games. Excel in diverse roles at studios through industry-recognized qualifications and networking.

In-Classroom training /

1 Year


Job Opportunities

Game Designer, Game Developer, Technical Artist, 3D Concept Artist, Texturing Artist, AI Programmer, Audio Designer, Gameplay Programmer, Unreal Developer, Lighting Artist, Animator, Creative Game Director, Level Designer, UI/UX Designer, Game Tester.

What You Will Learn

Game Design: Understand different game genres, mechanics, and storytelling methods. Develop game design documents, create prototypes, and design game levels.

Game Asset Creation: Create 2D and 3D game assets, including models, textures, animations, and rigging. Apply design techniques and principles to develop interactive game environments.

Game Engine Fundamentals: Learn to use leading game engines like Unreal Engine, focusing on core gameplay construction, animation, user interface, and sound effects. 

Level Design: Create game environments, landscapes, lighting, and visual effects. Conduct iterative testing and modification to enhance gameplay experiences.

Programming and Blueprints: Gain foundational knowledge of programming concepts, object-oriented development, and blueprint scripting to build enhanced user experiences in games.

Game AI: Understand various concepts of AI and develop AI characters with functionalities like roaming, chasing, pathfinding, and scenario adaptation. 

Game Networking: Learn computer networking concepts and implement responsive gameplay mechanics using prediction. Ensure fair gameplay with security measures and anti-cheat strategies.

Web Game Development: Develop proficiency in web game development using scripting languages. Create interactive games with character movement, collision detection, sound integration, and responsive UI design.

Program Overview

Dive deep into the exhilarating realm of game design and development through our comprehensive Advanced Diploma program. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice, you will delve into the core principles of game design, essential industry software, and the latest advancements within the gaming domain. Our detailed syllabus equips individuals with the necessary skills to excel in the dynamic and rapidly evolving gaming sector.

Have you ever wondered about what goes into the making of a game? If yes, our advanced diploma in Game Design & Development program might be just what you need.


Our program offers internship opportunities where students can apply their skills in real-world settings, gain industry exposure, and build professional networks. This hands-on experience enhances their employability and provides valuable insights into the gaming industry.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma in Game Design & Development program, students will:

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of game design principles, mechanics, and genres.
  • Create 2D and 3D game assets, including models, textures, animations, and rigging.
  • Use leading game engines for gameplay construction, animation implementation, and UI design.
  • Envision and craft game levels, considering landscapes, lighting, and visual effects.
  • Apply programming concepts, including blueprints and C++, to enhance gameplay.
  • Implement AI systems for dynamic and engaging gameplay experiences.
  • Develop multiplayer games with networking functionalities and fair gameplay measures.
  • Design and build web games using various scripting languages.

Why Study at Monolith

  • Classes led by Unreal Authorized Training Instructors and experienced professionals.
  • Comprehensive curriculum covering all aspects of game design and development.
  • Hands-on experience with industry-standard tools and technologies.
  • Expert faculty comprising industry professionals and experienced professionals.
  • Internship opportunities for real-world exposure and networking.
  • Support for career guidance and assistance with placement opportunities.

Who Can Enrol

For enrolment in this course, candidates should have completed a minimum of 12th standard or its equivalent.

Who Can Take This Program

Our Advanced Diploma in Game Design & Development is suitable for individuals passionate about gaming, technology, and creative problem-solving. Whether you're a high school graduate, career switcher, or gaming enthusiast, our program offers a pathway to a fulfilling career in game design and development.