3 years full-time
$31,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee
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.
Learn the fundamentals of games design and related production disciplines before developing your focus of specialisation. You'll have the freedom to explore contemporary developments in the practice of interactive game design and related disciplines.
In your third year, you'll embark on a major team-based capstone project where you'll create a production to commercial standards, which will be the cornerstone of your early-career portfolio. You will also have the opportunity to engage with industry practitioners and gain hands-on experience with games production.
As a Griffith Film School student, you'll have access to an exciting calendar of on-campus exhibitions, guest lectures, masterclasses and artist talks from industry leaders.
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.
The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.
If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
You'll be well connected to Brisbane's thriving game development community and equipped to join the ranks of graduates working locally and internationally as game designers, game programmers, 3D artists and concept artists. Our graduates have found additional success in areas such as mining and medical simulation, and training and educational software development.
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 of the Bachelor of Games Design may be eligible to apply for Bachelor of Games Design (Honours) or various postgraduate programs.
An International student is one who is not:
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
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