3 years full-time
6 years part-time
$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee
OR VET qualification
If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.
You will learn how to create the games that people love to play the world over. You will receive a thorough grounding in the creative development of game art and design, moving from art-foundation skills to storytelling, storyboarding, cinematography, 3D modelling, human movement, game level design, computer interface issues, sound design and the influence of games on society.
In your final year, you will have the opportunity to participate in a major group project, with the aim to ship your first game title to market. You will also have the opportunity to engage with industry practitioners and gain hands-on experience with games production.
The Bachelor of Games Design is campus-based and will be offered in full-time mode. Students are expected to attend 12 hours of contact time per week.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
You will be prepared to work as a prop, environment, character or technical artist, gameplay, level, system or combat designer, gameplay programmer,3D modeller, 2D or 3D animator, or motion capture animator.
Graduates with the Bachelor of Games Design may be eligible to apply for Bachelor of Games Design (Honours) or various postgraduate programs.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
If the fee rate for your program is not displayed above, please contact a Student Centre for assistance.
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.
Additional resource costs for undergraduate Visual Arts studies.