What will I learn?

This course offers a sound education in all aspects of information technology and develops the diverse skills necessary for a career in computer games development.

Graduates gain an enhanced work-ready expertise in games development, iterative design processes, team project planning and management, and games-specific technology. In doing so, graduates are equipped with a wide range of skills that can be applied to a range of IT careers, such as practical problem-solving skills, the application of theory and cutting-edge research to a real-world context, programming across a variety of languages, professional verbal and written communication, entrepreneurship, life-long learning, and an awareness of the principles of ethics in the IT sector.

Course aims

This course aims to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Apply core technical skills to problem analysis and decision-making in computer games development
  • Collaborate and be creative within a professional environment through the application of technical, problem-solving and teamwork skills
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of forms across diverse business and technical environments
  • Apply ethical, legal and political considerations to technological issues as socially responsible professionals
  • Demonstrate a capacity to take a leadership role in technical and business situations, and
  • Be proactive and reflective learners in relation to knowledge, skills, experience and career direction.

Course structure

Students are required to complete 144 credit points, comprising IT core (48 credit points), games development core (60 credit points), and electives (36 credit points).


Career options include computer game developer, data analyst, game/interaction designer, generalist programmer, graphics engine specialist, IT project manager, network specialist, software engineer, web developer.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology



Study options

Full Time (3 years full time or 6 years part time)

Tuition fees
A$42,700.00 (US$ 27,887) per year
Fee per session: AUD $21,350

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

Start date

22 February 2021


University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,


New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. Award of the full International Baccalaureate Diploma where the total aggregate score including bonus and penalty points meets entry standard. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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About this uni

UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

  • Based in the heart of Sydney
  • No.1 young university in Australia
  • Offering AUD 30 million in scholarships
  • 24/7 security patrols on campus