N-IGD17: Skills Programme
Intro to Game Development

Study part-time, in 12 weeks master the basics of Game Development.

Course Starting date: 08 May 2021 | Registrations Close: 24 April 2021

Course Overview:

Step into the exciting world of game design and development with this value-packed Introduction to Game Development Course! This course provides you with an overview of the game development process through the practical use of tools and workflows that’ll teach you how to create, and customise your own games. 

But wait, there’s more! During this course, you’ll master the Unity game engine’s interface while learning how to create entry-level 2D & 3D games, as well as effects without any programming! You’ll also learn how to design game levels using the advanced tools and features Unity has to offer.

So what are you waiting for? Enrol now and start creating amazing games that you can brag about to your friends and family!


  • DAYS | SATURDAYS 09:00 - 13:00
  • Course Starting date: 08 May 2021


  • Strong Computer Literacy
  • English Language Aptitude: Spoken & Written

It's more than a qualification

this course is an excellent introduction into the game development world and will give you a clear indication of whether you would like to take your game development skills further


After we have made sure you are ready and fully committed to study the course, through our easy vetting process, you will be instructed to continue with the registering process.


We are geared to provide the highest standard of assistance and support to our international students. Please navigate to the dedicated website page for International Students.


We provide easy and flexible tuition payment options by means of Debit order, Stop order and discounted once-off payments. Request the latest course fees below.

Course Content

Week 1
Overview of Game Development & Game Engines - What can be made with Unity? - Introduction to Unity 3D
Week 2
Introduction to Unity Playground & 2D Games - 2D Colliders and Rigidbody Components
Week 3
Create more 2D games using Unity Playground - A maze game - A simple adventure game
Week 4
Introduction to the Unity 2D Game Kit - Creating a 2D platformer game - Placing hazards and enemies
Week 5
3D Game Objects - 3D Colliders & Rigidbodies - Create basic & challenging Puzzle Levels
Week 6
Introduction to Audio in Unity - Working with Materials - Creating & Editing Materials
Week 7
Using Probuilder to create 3D game levels in Unity
Week 8
Creating a 3D game project - Introduction to the 3D Game Kit - Adding the Player to your game.
Week 9
Continuing your 3D game project - Adding enemies to the level - Creating respawn checkpoints
Week 10
Continuing your 3D game project - Restoring health to the player - Scene transitions
Week 11
Introduction to the Unity particle system - Creating different effects - particle effect prefabs
Week 12
Build a 2D and 3D game level using the provided assets

Our student's work samples

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Career Opportunities

Whatever the scale of operation – this course provides you with the opportunity to work with international clients worldwide, from the comfort of your home.

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Course Tuition Fees


Most frequent questions and answers

To apply at EMENDY you need to first click on the Apply button above and complete the application form. 

Once your application has been received, we will contact you and request a copy of your ID. 

Our college registrar will then be in contact to get the remainder of the documentation which includes a copy of your payees ID and proof of income. We will send you the different contracts to complete and the invoice for the registration fee of R2000 and the course fee. Once we have received your registration fee your seat is secured at EMENDY for the next intake.

All course registrations close 2 weeks before the course starting date. Late registrations will be open until the course starting date at an additional fee. 

The following short courses are run on Saturdays from 09:00 to 13:00

  • Digital music production series
  • Audio Mixing and Mastering

These courses are designed for those who cannot study full time or have not obtained a matric pass.

For all short courses and workshops no matric certificate is required.

EMENDY doesn’t offer any accommodation but being situated in Hatfield, Pretoria and having so many universities, colleges and educational institutions in the area there are many accommodation options available. We can provide you with a list of places should you require it.

Short courses run from 9am to 1pm Saturdays.

Matric or graduating from high school GRADE 12 is equivalent to SAQA NQF 4. 

Our Higher Certificates are NQF 5 and the Diploma course is NQF 6.

EMENDY offers short courses for students without a matric certificate who wants to improve their skills. 

Short courses offered by EMENDY:

Not Enrolled
    Course Code: N-GDD20
    Duration: 1-Year
    NQF: Level 5 (SAQA ID: 101608)
    Credits: 120
    Course Starting Date: 06 March 2021