Skills Certificate in DOTA 2 | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Skills Certificate in DOTA 2


16 weeks


7th September 2019 (Classes to be held on every Saturday, except for Public Holidays)

Develop essential skills required in competitive gaming of the subject matter:Learning Objectives & Outcomes

  • Build understanding and strengthen game knowledge
  • Improve individual play styles
  • Train game senses and reflexes
  • Develop understanding of team dynamics, effective teamwork, sportsmanship and good play ethics
  • Develop a range of soft skills such as leadership, perseverance, critical thinking, decision-making, problem- solving, communication and others

Admission Requirements

General Requirements
  • The minimum age requirement for admission is 13 years old & above.
  • Parents approval is required for applicants who are below 18 years old.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • Passionate in professional games
  • Self-driven and independent
  • Willing to learn
  • Willing to work in a group
  • Willing to receive constructive feedback & criticism
  • Able to practice regularly
  • Keen to participate in eSports tournaments
Game RequirementsBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
  • Minimum 3,000 - 4,000 MMR
  • 4,000 - 5,500 MMR
  • Has previous tournaments experiences
  • Willing to analyse gameplay
  • Willing to participate in upcoming tournaments


  • Pass Beginner Level
  • More than 5,500 MMR
  • Good in analysing replay
  • Interested to go for professional tournaments


  • Pass Intermediate Level

Course Structure & Duration

DOTA 2 Level 1 (Beginner) 


DOTA 2 Level 2 (Intermediate)

DOTA 2 Level 3 (Advanced)

The timing of classes will be divided into 2 sessions: Session 1 (9am to 1pm) / Session 2 (2pm to 6pm). Detailed timetables will be given upon confirmation of registration.

Our Coaches

Master Thaneesh “Nash” Ganesan

Nash also know as Invasion-Nash is a pioneer veteran DOTA / DOTA 2 player, Caster and Coach in Malaysia. He is also the founder, coach and acting manager of the initial team Invasion Red which developed to become Invasion E-Sports. Throughout his career Nash has worked with many well known DOTA 2 players such as Chuan, Mushi, Ohaiyo, Adam, Winter and others. He has collected numerous local and SEA titles. Nash has more than 10 years experience in DOTA.

Master Jason “Jny” Siew 

Jason "Jny" Siew is the former Team Captain of the professional DOTA 2 team, Underminer in  2015 and 2016. He has played as position 3/4 during his career and has more than 10 years of DOTA 2 experience.  Jny highest achievement is top 4 in ESL SEA Qualifier.


1st Runner Up Invasion Cup Grand Final

Top 4 Tinge Cup

4th Hotlink Youth Cup

1st Runner Up Pesta Selangor

1st FA Season Cup 5


Top 4 ESL SEA main Qualifier

1st Runner Up Corsair Cup#3

MPGL Malaysia Representive

Joindota Division 1

1st Tinge 2015

2nd Runner Up Cyberfusion

2011 - 2014

1st SMM Pahang Qualifier

1st SMM Johor Qualifier

1st Cybercup

1st Etec Dota Championship

1st Sino Dota 2 championship

Top 8 SMM Grand Final

How to Apply?

The application for game-based courses is now OPEN! 

Additional documents needed:

  • 1x copy of your Malaysian IC / Passport
  • 1x copy of your visa document in Malaysia (for international students only)
  • 1x copy of your recent passport-size photo

Please submit the scanned copy of the completed application form and required documents to

Upon submission, our coaches will evaluate your application to determine whether you have achieved the required admission requirements. Once your application is approved, we will send you an offer letter, in which you will have to proceed to make the fees payment before the course starts

Course Fees

FeesPublicSecondary School Students

One-Time Enrolment Fee

(Payable upon enrolment)

Beginner Level Course Fee 
Intermediate Level Course Fee 
Advanced Level Course Fee 

*Note: Fees above are exclusive of deposits and miscellaneous fees.

For more information/course enquiries, you can submit the completed Enquiry Form HERE or e-mail to