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What will I learn?

A Bachelor of Game Design and Development expands on design, artistic and technical skills for creating modern games and interactive projects. It covers the creation of elements such as environments, characters and stories for immersive experiences, and provides hands-on experience with industry-standard software.

Throughout this game design degree you will work alongside lecturers who’ll offer practical industry insights while you develop enhanced skills in 2D, 3D, animation, environment art, character art and an understanding of user experience in games. Working in teams, you’ll develop electronic games across various platforms, including online, mobile and console in a similar environment to a real-world studio. As well as giving you practical skills, knowledge and design capability, the Bachelor of Game Design and Development also encourages a holistic approach, enhancing your soft skills such as communication, commercial acumen, and an understanding of business realities.

Learning outcomes

Gain practical industry insights from working professionals.
Develop your artistic style and technical skills at the same time.
Work with other game artists and programmers towards a common goal.
Operate within a games studio, in a real-world context.

Career opportunities

Everything you create during this course can go towards a high-quality portfolio of games-related assets, including a published professional-level game, to impress future employers and secure you a career in one of the many exciting fields of game development.

Career paths

Character Artist
Game Designer
Environment Designer
2D, 3D, 4D Animator
Texture Artist

CRICOS

095346K

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,880.00 (16,80,087) per year
AUD $92,640 for the entire course

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Flinders Street Campus

196 Flinders Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,880.00 (16,80,087) per year
AUD $92,640 for the entire course

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Ultimo Campus

46-52 Mountain Street,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an Australian Year 12 or equivalent. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic - Overall 6.0 (min. 5.5 in each subtest); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - 60 (with min 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE) – 50 (min. 42 in listening, reading, writing and speaking).

For international students

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.0 (min. sub-score 5.5); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 550; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 60-78 (min. 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 (no skill score <42); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 169, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced. No less than 162 in any paper; Occupational English Test (OET): C

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

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