Singapore (SINGAPORE) 08 November,2015: DigiPen is a name synonymous with computer gaming design. Digipen University started its journey from Vancouver, US. Now it has one campus in Asia and it is located in Singapore. Now a major concern of the parents all around the world is value for money, when they find a course for their children. Now a happy news came in from Singapore is that Digipen Institute of Technology Singapore 2014 graduates secured an almost 100 percent placement with decent salaries. This news was released by Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore based on their annual survey released on Oct 15, 2015.
This was the first time that the partner university of DigiPen (Singapore), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) took part in the annual Graduate Employment Survey (GES). SIT secured the highest overall employment rate among the four local autonomous universities, according to the results of the survey.
Graduates of three DigiPen (Singapore) programs – Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation (RTIS), Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Game Design (BSGD) Bachelor of Arts in Game Design (BAGD) and Bachelor of fine arts and in digital arts and animation achieved employment rate of 100 percent.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation (RTIS)students has secured a monthly salary of 3000 dollars. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Game Design (BSGD) students has brought a monthly salary of 2975 dollars. Bachelor of Arts in Game Design (BAGD) has received a monthly salary of 2700 dollars. Bachelor of fine arts and in digital arts and animation students has been selected for a monthly salary of 2600 dollars.
A career in digital interactive entertainment
Actually there are no shortcuts to a serious career in the field of digital interactive entertainment. Only through a comprehensive curriculum, world-class faculty, and practical production experience that a student can be able to cut out a nice career. DigiPen, Singapore provides an innovative and rigorous educational experience in the following: 1.Bachelor of Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation 2.Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production Animation 3.Bachelor of Science in Game Design 4.Bachelor of Arts in Game Design.
Is video game design your passion?
DigiPen Institute of Technology, Singapore is a long-standing pioneer and global leader in the field of digital entertainment higher education, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in game development, computer engineering, game design and production animation. DigiPen is originally a university headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, which has opened a branch campus in Singapore in 2008. The Princeton Review has named DigiPen Institute of Technology one of the best schools in North America to study Game Design.
The Princeton Review made its selections based on a survey it conducted on 150 programs at institutions across North America offering video game design coursework and/or degrees. The education services company, Princeton Review, today issued its “Top Undergraduate Game Design Programs” and “Top Graduate Game Design Programs” lists, where it ranked DigiPen no. 3 and no. 6, respectively. The survey asked schools to report on a range of topics, from academic offerings and faculty credentials to graduates’ employment and professional achievements. Among the criteria The Princeton Review weighed to make its selections were the school curriculum, faculty, facilities, and infrastructure, plus career services, student scholarships, and financial aid. Digipen, Singapore is following the same quality standards of Digipen, Washington. Robert Franek, Princeton Review SVP/Publisher says, “we highly recommend DigiPen Institute of Technology as one of the best institutions to study and to launch a career in video game design. We also salute the faculty and staff at DigiPen for their exceptional academic and professional contributions to their students and to the industry of game design.” Digipen is ranked among the 50 best computer science and engineering schools in America by The Business Insider. Digipen has also involved in the growth of world-famous gaming company Nintendo during its early days. In Forbes magazine Susan Adams also gives prime position for Digipen for Computer Video Gaming programs.( http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2015/03/25/the-top-colleges-and-grad-schools-to-study-game-design/)
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