It's game-on for your career with this interactive design degree, taking you through all aspects from concept to design.
307JA.1 Bachelor of Games and Interactive Design
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.
If you’re a current TAFE Queensland diploma student, you’re in a unique position to take advantage of our diploma-to-degree pathway option. As soon as you successfully complete your diploma, you automatically qualify for a provisional place in a relevant University of Canberra degree, with up to one years’ credit.
Our degrees are delivered here at TAFE, on our modern campuses, using top of the line facilities and equipment. Across Creative Arts, Dentistry, Engineering and Information Technology, our learning spaces are at the forefront of new technology, offering students the benefit of learning on industry leading equipment.
If you have completed one of the below qualifications you may gain up to a year's credit towards this Bachelor Degree.
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|
|Year 1 Semester 1|
||3D Graphics||Credit Points: 3|
||Creative Life||Credit Points: 3|
||History, Culture and Foundation of Games||Credit Points: 3|
||Introduction to Games Production||Credit Points: 3|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
||Animation, Production Practice||Credit Points: 3|
||Introduction to Computer Programming||Credit Points: 3|
||Introduction to Games Production||Credit Points: 3|
||Introduction to Project Management||Credit Points: 3|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
||3D Character Animation||Credit Points: 3|
||Creative Project 1||Credit Points: 3|
||Drawing for Games||Credit Points: 3|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
||Advanced Real Time Production||Credit Points: 3|
||Creative Project 2||Credit Points: 3|
||Virtual Environments||Credit Points: 3|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
||Advanced Games Programming||Credit Points: 3|
||Creative Career||Credit Points: 3|
||Creative Project 3||Credit Points: 3|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
||Creative Project 4||Credit Points: 3|
||Experimental Games Design||Credit Points: 3|
||Marketing and Innovation||Credit Points: 3|
Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.
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 may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.Learn more about university pathways
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.
Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.
HECS‑HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme for eligible students studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place, that covers the cost of your tuition fees on your behalf.
If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students
First year entry requirements for this qualification are:
Second year entry requirements for this qualification are:
Find out more about admissions to this program on the University of Canberra website.
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:
Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5
No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course however It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access the University of Canberra’s online learning system Canvas, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
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:
All students are required to pay a Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF).
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.
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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.
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.