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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.

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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

28 Nov 2022 - 30 Nov 2022 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)
  • MIDI Controller (optional)

Course Fees

Corporate (Employer-Sponsored)1
Individuals4

Full course fees: S$1200.00 (subject to prevailing GST)

Please see below for full details of course fees payable after applicable subsidies.


CORPORATE (EMPLOYER-SPONSORED)1
SMEs2 Non-SMEs
Course Fee & Subsidy Amount Course Fee & Subsidy Amount
Full Course Fee S$1,200.00 Full Course Fee 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$84.00 GST based on full course fee before subsidy S$84.00
Nett Course Fees Payable S$444.00 Nett Course Fees Payable S$684.00
Nett course fees payable are subject to prevailing GST charged based on the full course fees before subsidy.

ADDITIONAL SUBSIDIES
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$ 444*
  • Original Course Fee:
    S$1200
  • Music Design for Games

    Course Duration:
    2.5 Days

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

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to the meet the minimum requirements below:

  1. Minimum GCE “N” Level with at least 1 GCE “N” Level Pass
  2. Able to speak, listen, write, and read English at a minimum proficiency level of the Employability Skills Workforce Skills Qualification Workplace Literacy Level (WPL) 4
  3. At least ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory or working experience in song writing/music composition

Educational Qualifications will be validated using true copies of the certificates or emails via applicant’s SkillsPassport

Certification

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

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