Mode of study: Full time – 5 Terms
Intakes: January, May, September
Campus: Caxton House, CBD Nairobi
Fees: Ksh 138,000 (EA) & Ksh 165,500 (International) per term
Why Mobile App and Gaming? We believe that most apps and video games will be accessed on mobile hence why we are preparing you to benefit from being able to sell directly to a growing mobile market in the continent and globally.
ADMI’s interdisciplinary Mobile App and Game Development Diploma course teaches you how to approach problems as a developer, a designer, and as an entrepreneur.
You will graduate with a portfolio of human-centered web, mobile apps, and video games designed for the global market.
You will learn how to make and publish content online using popular platforms like Azure, AWS, Unity and Unreal game engines.
COURSE DURATION: 5 Terms
CREDITS: Average of 7 units per term with 24 contact hours each
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.
*Course units are subject to change based on the availability of local and international faculty.
Mobile App & Game Development students gain a competitive edge over their peers by earning global online certifications in cloud computing, data analysis, AI, unity game engines, Adobe certifications and many more.
ADMI instructors prepare students to successfully pass these exams through a curriculum that leverages Adobe Education,Microsoft,Unity learning resources, practice tests, and real-world applications.
]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:
A Diploma in Mobile App & Game Development prepares you for various roles and opportunities in the job market. There are numerous employment opportunities in different industries such as entertainment, health, fintech, education, logistics, legal, law enforcement that require the skills of a mobile app and game development practitioner.
As a software developer, you will be required to use computational thinking and apply algorithms to solve everyday tech problems. You will write and clean up the code using various frameworks.
As a designer, you will be required to solve problems using design thinking and develop products using human-centered design principles.
As an entrepreneur, you will use the lean startup methodology, digital marketing, and growth hacking to launch and grow a tech startup. You will also learn how to publish and monetize your work on the global market place.
As the corporate Vice President at 343 industries, Bonnie Ross is responsible for defining the vision and leading the Halo franchise which has sold over 60 million copies worldwide. Halo is one of the most successful first person shooter video games worldwide and comprises of collections such as The Master Chief Collection and Halo 5 guardians. With over 20 years in game development Ross has helped grow the Halo franchise beyond gaming with bestselling books, merchandise and games. Ross has an educational background in physics and computer science.
Duncan Adera is an award-winning game designer and programmer. He was the lead developer behind Ma3racer, a mobile racing game that won Best Overall Mobile App and Best Entertainment App at the 2012 Pivot East Competition. From a humble background, Duncan is a graduate of Nairobits and has since worked as a game developer, UI/UX designer, and an HCD researcher for Wunderman, IBM Research Africa, and Dalberg Design for Impact Group (DIG).
KCSE C- or above OR A-levels with 2 principle passes.
Basic computer proficiency is required. Attach certificates to your application.
Each course has its own specific requirements. Please enquire from the administration what requirements apply to the course of your choice.
Dennis Mbuthia is a game designer and animator. He has 8 years industry experience and has worked on over 10 motion graphic campaigns, 4 animations (2D) short films and 1 board game. Dennis has handled various positions from a 2D animator, motion grapher and game designer. He is the current Treasurer of Association of Animation Artistes Kenya, 1 st Runner-up in an AR/VR Competition and one of 3 finalists at the Chezo Gaming Hackathon. Dennis has a passion for animation projects and games that bring innate joy and learning to the everyday lives of his customers and clients. He has been a teacher at ADMI since 2015 and at Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) since 2014. He hopes to inspire the artists in his class to be the best they can be and impact the world with their individual skill set. Dennis is a graduate of Jomo Kenyatta University and has a BSc. in Mechatronic Engineering and an Animation and Digital Design Certificate holder from Homeboyz Animation School. He seats in the OSCAR selection Committee Kenya since 2017 representing the Kenyan animation industry and volunteers at Destiny Chapel as an Animator and Graphic Designer. Learning and teaching are his key passions and is willing to share his knowledge and expertise to all who will listen.