WSQ Music Design for Games

Course Description

Designed in collaboration with local and international game studios and audio designers, Music Design for Games is ideal for songwriters, arrangers and composers to cross over into the exciting and booming video game industry. You will also be introduced to tools you can use to track the usage of your compositions for commercial success. Upon completion, you will be able to compose music that is integral to the immersive experience of everything from simple mobile games to triple-A studio titles.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to apply dynamic and non-linear musical composition techniques to compose music for a range of video game genres.

Supported by :

Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification
Skills Future SG
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Course Outline

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 (Half-Day)
Evolution of Video Game Music Scoring for storytelling Assessment
Basic video game music workflow Reviewing game music for improvements
Characteristics of video game music Commercial aspects
Music for Characters and Location

Course Schedule

23 - 25 May 2024 Day 1 - 9am - 6pm
Day 2 - 9am - 6pm
Day 3 - 9am - 1pm
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Assessment Modes

The course will be assessed through a mix of written answers and practical activities.

Who Should Attend

Music composers, score composers and sound designers who have some experience in composing for TV, film or video and want to broaden their skill set to include scoring and composing for interactive media.

Things to Bring

  • Wired headphones or earphones
  • Laptop with DAW installed (optional)
  • Mac device with Logic pro (Recommended)
  • MIDI Controller (optional)

Course Fees

Corporate (Employer-Sponsored)1

SMEs2 Non-SMEs
Course Fee & Subsidy Amount Course Fee & Subsidy Amount
Full Course Fee (excl GST) S$1,200.00 Full Course Fee (excl GST) S$1,200.000
70% Subsidy by SkillsFuture Singapore (S$840.00) 50% Subsidy by SkillsFuture Singapore (S$600.00)
Course fee after subsidy S$360.00 Course fee after subsidy S$600.00
GST based on full course fee before subsidy S$108.00 GST based on full course fee before subsidy S$108.00
Nett Course Fees Payable S$468.00 Nett Course Fees Payable S$708.00
Nett course fees payable are subject to 9% GST charged based on the full course fees before subsidy.

SMEs2 Non-SMEs
Funding Amount Funding Amount
Additional Support via Absentee Payroll S$72.00 Additional Support via Absentee Payroll S$72.00
Up to 90% Additional Subsidy from Skillsfuture Enterprise Credit3 S$324.00 Up to 90% Additional Subsidy from Skillsfuture Enterprise Credit2 S$540.00
Max additional support and subsidies S$396.00 Max additional support and subsidies S$612.00

1Refer to full details of Funding Support for Employers found here

2SME declaration guide can be found here.

3Subject to individual companies Skillsfuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) balance. Full details of SFEC scheme
available here.

Course Fee

S$ 468*
  • Original Course Fee:
  • Music Design for Games

    Course Duration:
    2.5 Days (16 Hours)

    Mode of Training:
    Classroom Based

    Mode of Assessment:
    A mix of written answers and practical activities
*The course fees payable are subject to 9% GST based on the original course fees.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to the meet the following criteria:

  1. Have good English proficiency: English language at GCE N(A) Level of 5 and above or equivalent qualifications
  2. Possess working knowledge of Digital Audio Workstation software (e.g.; Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, etc)
  3. Possess a basic level of understanding of the composition and arrangement of music tracks


A SkillsFuture WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) – MED-MPN-4043-1.1 Sound Design and Creation and Certification of Completion by Orita Sinclair School of Design and Music will be awarded to candidates who have demonstrated competency in the course assessment and achieved at least 75% attendance.

This course is certified by SkillsFuture Singapore under the WSQ Skills Framework for Media (Course Code: TGS-2022014492)

Course Support Period: 07 Jul 2022 – 06 Jul 2024

How to Apply

Get In touch with us

Do you want to learn more? Speak with our programme advisers at +65 6255 8037 or get in touch by filling in the contact form.

Registration Fee

Secure your seat by making a $30 (refundable upon successful completion of course) application fee. This will be refunded upon successful completion of the course.

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