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What will I learn?

Learn to create rich interactive experiences by developing your game design and specialist art skills.

This unique degree provides specialist training in computer-generated design with particular emphasis on game studies and art practice. You'll study design, narrative, imaging, modelling, 2D and 3D animation, concept art, and game environments.

RMIT has developed two dedicated games research groups with a specific focus on world-leading research, which attracts expert staff who teach the most up-to-date and cutting-edge ideas.

Career

Upon graduation, you will be equipped to start your own successful company and artistic career. This degree provides regular interaction with Bachelor of Information Technology (Games and Graphics Programming) students in a studio that reflects the constantly evolving practices of industry.

Graduates from this degree are independent thinkers and developers known for their self-sufficiency, and as a result, many are employed by design companies around Australia. This course will prepare you for the new games economy, currently dominated by apps but always evolving.

Learn the skills required to work in the broader games and creative industries, or to launch your own company and artistic career. Graduates have gained the aesthetic and technical abilities within the disciplines of art and design that enable them to work as:

2D and 3D game artists

game designers

level designers

interface designers

researchers

concept artists

animators

3D visualisers and modellers

producers

art directors.

Which department am I in?

College of Design and Social Context

CRICOS

074978G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$39,360.00 (21,41,458) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected May 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a recognized equivalent Year 12 studies program to the required standard. To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests: IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5); TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 60 (with minimum of 10 in Reading, 9 in Listening, 16 in Speaking and 19 in Writing); Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 50 (with no communication band less than 42); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 169 with no less than 162 in any component

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT University has obtained a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education.

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  • 8th in Australia for graduate employability
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