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  • 307JA.1

Bachelor of Games and Interactive Design

In partnership with the University of Canberra
At a glance

At a glance

It's game-on for your career with this interactive design degree, taking you through all aspects from concept to design.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Animator/Character Animator
  • Games/Interactive Media Designer
  • Interactive Media Developer
  • Studio Production Manager
  • 3D Modeller/Environment Artist
  • Simulation Developer/Designer
  • Software Engineer
  • Game Designer
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307JA.1 Bachelor of Games and Interactive Design

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Course overview

Course overview

It's game-on for your career with this interactive design degree, taking you through all aspects from concept to design. Delivered in partnership with the University of Canberra, this degree develops key practical and technical skills in the design and creation of games and interactive digital media.

You will develop an understanding of the game design and production process from concept development through to the production methodologies that are applied in today's leading game studios, leading to careers in either a technical or creative role.

Units

If you have completed one of the below qualifications you may gain up to a year's credit towards this Bachelor Degree.

  • Completion of a relevant TAFE Queensland diploma, such as:
    • CUF50207 Diploma of Interactive Digital Media (Games)
    • CUF50207 Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
    • CUF50107 Diploma of Screen and Media
    • ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
    • CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Film and Television Production, Animation and Visual Effects, and Interactive Media)
    • ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development

This is a typical study pattern and may differ depending on credit received. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
9745
3D Graphics
9701
Creative Life
9751
History, Culture and Foundation of Games
9753
Introduction to Games Production
9748
Animation, Production Practice
9752
Introduction to Computer Programming
9754
Introduction to Games Production
9706
Introduction to Project Management
9744
3D Character Animation
9702
Creative Project 1
9749
Drawing for Games
9747
Advanced Real Time Production
9703
Creative Project 2
9755
Virtual Environments
9746
Advanced Games Programming
9700
Creative Career
9704
Creative Project 3
9705
Creative Project 4
9750
Experimental Games Design
9707
Marketing and Innovation

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

Domestic Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students

First year entry requirements for this qualification are:

  • New students apply direct through QTAC using code 555297 or press the Apply button on this website to apply 
  • School leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • Non-school leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies
  • If you're under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Second year entry requirements for this qualification are:

  • Completion of a relevant TAFE Queensland diploma, such as:
  • Or completion of a relevant Diploma:
    • CUF50207 Diploma of Interactive Digital Media (Games)
    • CUF50207 Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
    • CUF50107 Diploma of Screen and Media
    • ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
    • CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Film and Television Production, Animation and Visual Effects, and Interactive Media)
    • ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development
  • These diplomas award a full year's credit towards this degree. You can gain credit for diplomas in other study areas, however the credit arrangement may differ. Call us for information on your credit options.
  • If you believe you are eligible to apply for second year of this degree, press the Apply button on this website.

Find out more about admissions to this program on the University of Canberra website.

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Need to know

Scholarships:

The University of Canberra offer a wide range of undergraduate scholarships to suit different needs, situations and study interests. They have scholarships available in Semester One and Semester Two of each year. Scholarships can be applied for by both new and continuing students up until census date of each semester.

To enquire about or apply for a scholarship, please follow the below link:

http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/scholarships-and-financial-support

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland