Bachelor of Games Design (Honours)

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$11,500.00* per year (more)
* 2023 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Games Design or equivalent and 5.0 GPA


Commencing in

Trimester 1

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Games Design (Honours) [BGamesDes(Hons)], a student must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • complete the Screen Research course (20 credit points)
  • complete the Professional Internship Project or Elective (10 credit points)
  • complete the Thesis component (40 credit points Honours Research Project + 10 credit points Exegesis)

The minimum period for gaining credit in the Bachelor of Games Design (Honours) degree is one year and the maximum period is three years including any periods of authorised or unauthorised leave, termination or exclusion.

The Honours Research Project (40 credit points) and the Exegesis (10 credit points) will be included in the calculation of the Honours classification.


Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours
  • Class III Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined by the relevant Assessment Board on the basis of a Program GPA and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.