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What will I learn?

At Diploma level, design, develop, prototype and implement an idea, and gain hands-on knowledge of leading industry software and game engines. Explore everything from concept drawing, digital sculpting, visual narrative and games design to expressive animation techniques, game art development, 3D modelling, asset creation and building immersive game spaces.

You will begin to understand the core components of visual narrative and games design and will adopt a range of rich, diverse and expressive animation techniques, which you'll develop into sophisticated outcomes.

A solid foundation in game-art development practice will provide you with the perfect platform upon which to deepen your critical level of knowledge and understanding in a Bachelor degree.

Careers in the Industry

The positive impact of gamification is increasingly being used in a diverse range of roles as a method of communication. Aside from the billion-dollar gaming industry, JMC graduates find work in education and training, planning, corporate business, advertising and many other sectors.

Hit the ground running with a full suite of gaming development tools, from practical hands-on experience, knowledge of all the leading gaming software, strong design capabilities and a savvy and adept gaming portfolio that shows off your skills.

Specific roles may include

  • Game Designer
  • Game Producer
  • Creative Director
  • Level Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Texture Artist
  • Environment Artist
  • Character Artist
  • Animator
  • Modeller
  • Technical Director
  • Interface Artist
  • Story Writer

CRICOS

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Study options

Full Time (7 months)

Tuition fees
A$22,600.00 (12,09,850) per year
Fee per trimester: AUD $11,300; Total tuition fee: AUD $22,600

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

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Brisbane Campus

75 Grey Street,

SOUTH BRISBANE,

Queensland,

4101, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (7 months)

Tuition fees
A$22,600.00 (12,09,850) per year
Fee per trimester: AUD $11,300; Total tuition fee: AUD $22,600

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

Start date

September 2021

Venue

JMC Academy

Sydney Campus,

561 Harris Street,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

GCE A Levels: C grade or higher in the General Paper. Evidence of successful completion of a senior Secondary School certificate. You must be at least 18 years of age on commencement of studies. IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no single band score below 5.5; TOEFL iBT: 73 overall; minimum 18 in Writing; Pearson English Test PTE Academic: 50 - 57; Cambridge English Test - C1 Advanced overall score of 169.

For international students

Evidence of successful completion of a senior Secondary School certificate (transcripts and certificate must be translated and certified.

You must be at least 18 years of age on commencement of studies.

JMC Academy recognises IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge and Pearson English Test scores taken within two years prior to the start of JMC studies.

IELTS:

An overall score of 6.0 with no single band score below 5.5

TOEFL:

iBT: 73 overall with a minimum writing score of 18

Pearson English Test (PTE): 50-57

Cambridge English Test: C1 Advanced overall score of 169

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

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About JMC Academy

JMC Academy is one of Australia’s leading creative Higher Education institutions focusing on nurturing and supporting students’ creative talents.

  • Australia’s leading creative industries education provider
  • Offers study tours to Los Angeles and Japan
  • Study abroad opportunity at Fontys University, Netherlands
  • Courses taught by industry professionals