Diploma in Mobile App & Game Development Course at African Digital Media Institute (ADMI) Kenya

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     Mobile App and Game Development is one of the most marketable information technology course that can earn you the best paying job in Kenya or in any part of the world.  The Mobile App and Game Development industry is valued at over US$108.9 billion.

    African Digital Media Institute (ADMI) interdisciplinary Mobile App & Game Development Diploma course teaches students how to approach problems as a developer, designer, and entrepreneur.

    Through the Mobile App & Game Development course, students will learn how to code as full-stack software developers using various programming languages, including Java, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Python, and C#.

    Students will graduate with a portfolio of human-centred web, mobile apps, and games designed for the global market.

    COURSE DURATION: 5 Terms
    CREDITS: Average of 7 units per term with 24 contact hours each

    Our campus is fully equipped with three computer labs with Macs and PCs.

    In order to ensure that you have access to the best software in the world, ADMI has invested in the following industry standard software:

    • Unity
    • Adobe
    • Vision
    • Autodesk suite
    • CryEngine

    ADMI Admission Requirements

    Education

    KCSE C- or above OR A-levels with 2 principle passes.

    Computer Knowledge

    Basic computer proficiency is required.

    Prerequisites

    Each course has its own specific requirements. Please enquire from the administration what requirements apply to the course of your choice.

    Diploma in Mobile App & Game Development Course outline

    Necessary Documents

    1. Photocopy of your ID or Passport
    2. A copy of your KCSE Certificate or Results Slip
    3. 2 Passport Photos
    4. Bank Slip

    Application forms

    Download or fill the application form online here

    Application Fees

    A non-refundable application fee of KES 2,000 will be paid. This payment can be made via MPESA or Bank.

    Diploma in Mobile App & Game Development Course outline>>

    Programming Units

    1. Fundamentals of Computer Science (Java)
    2. Engineering Toolkit (python, GitHub)
    3. Intro to Android Apps (Java)
    4. Intro to iOS (Swift)
    5. Fundamentals of Web Development (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
    6. Advanced Web Development (React.js)
    7. Fundamentals of Game Design
    8. Game Development (Unity C#)
    9. Fundamentals of Mobile Game Development

    Design Units

    1. Design Thinking
    2. Fundamentals of Design
    3. History of Design
    4. Human-Centered Design
    5. UI/UX
    6. Adobe Illustrator
    7. Adobe Photoshop
    8. Character & Environmental Design
    9. 3D Modelling (Maya)
    10. Game Design

    Entrepreneurship Units

    1. Lean Startup
    2. Digital Marketing
    3. Growth Hacking
    4. Agile Project Management

    *Programme units are subject to change based on the availability of local and international faculty.

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the Mobile App & Game Development course, students will be able to approach problems from the perspective of a developer (hacker), designer (hipster), and entrepreneur (hustler). This unique perspective will enable them to design web and mobile solutions for the African market.

    Hacker (Developer)
    • Use computational thinking and apply algorithms to solve everyday tech problems
    • Learn to code as a full-stack developer using various frameworks, APIs and programming languages, including Java, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Python, and C#
    • Design and create normalized MySQL databases
    • Design and develop well-designed web, mobile and game applications for an African market
    • Learn to navigate multiple rounds of rigorous tech interviews for leading companies like Google and Facebook
    Hipster (Designer)
    • Solve the problem using design thinking and develop products using human-centered design principles
    • Learn graphics and animation fundamentals, including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and 3D Modelling
    • Identify UI/UX issues and develop codified solutions to improve the design
    Hustler (Entrepreneur)
    • Use lean startup methodology, digital marketing, and growth hacking to launch and grow a tech startup.
    CERTIPORT
    Earn Credentials Recognized By Employers Worldwide

    Mobile App & Game Development students gain a competitive edge over their peers by earning Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications in:
    • Visual Communications using Adobe Photoshop®
    • Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator®
    • Rich Media Communications using Adobe Animate®
    • Video Communications using Adobe Premiere®Pro

    ADMI instructors prepare students to successfully pass these exams through a curriculum that leverages Adobe Education learning resources, practice tests, and real-world applications.
    To learn more about the certification exam visit:
    www.Adobe.com/education/resources/certificate-programs.edu.html

    African Digital Media Institute Jobs

    According to Ad Age, the United States had 117,100 Internet-media jobs in July 2012, compared to just 76,800 in December 2007.

    As a Journalism & Multimedia student, you’ll follow in the steps of outstanding journalists who have found success as writers, reporters and editors with newspapers, magazines, non-profit organizations, corporate communication departments and creative agencies.

    At the completion of the course you can become as any of the following:

    • Online Journalist
    • Blogger
    • Digital Marketer
    • Web designer
    • Photojournalist
    • Graphic Designer
    • Video Editor
    • PR Practitioner
    • Broadcast Journalist
    • Television Presenter
    • Newspaper Reporter
    • Radio Presenter
    • Radio Producer
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