1 year full-time
2 years part-time
$9,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee
This Honours program provides a fourth year of study for students who have completed the Bachelor of Games Design (1338), or an equivalent undergraduate program. It is a full-time or part-time program that comprises a significant independent Games research project to be completed under formal supervision. This project is driven by methodological and theoretical inquiry and complemented with an appropriate elective course.
As well as the opportunity for career and skill advancement, the Honours program creates a pathway for Games Design students to move into research and higher degree studies - Master of Philosophy (5001), Master of Screen Production - 'Advanced' major (5736) or Doctor of Philosophy (6001).
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 (Honours) program is offered full-time and part-time on-campus at the South Bank campus.
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.
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.
Skills learnt within the Games Design program offer a wide range of career opportunities. In the field of art within the games industry, careers include:
In the field of design within the games industry, careers include:
A career in the field of programming within the games industry is also possible. Although programming is not the sole focus of the Game Design program, graduates have gone on to make exceptional gameplay programmers.
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 Student Connect 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.