JMC Academy

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Game Design)

JMC Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075773A

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees


Game Design at JMC provides the skills and knowledge to create fully immersive digital environments. Learn how to design, develop and implement an idea, with emphasis on creativity and expression through concept creation, digital drawing, environment modelling and game-engine implementation.

The video game industry is growing fast. The expertise and practices of game design + development is spilling over into a range of sectors, with design and development practices becoming widely adopted outside of purely gaming purposes.

Combine interactivity, game design and programming with traditional art practice and animation with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Game Design). Specialise in what you are passionate about as you select from a list of major and minor streams to hone in on your skills.

Add to your Game Design major stream with a choice of 2D Animation, 3D animation, CG (Computer Generated) Art or Production Art for the opportunity to combine both technical knowledge and artistic practice as you build a professional portfolio. Immerse yourself in an exciting journey from concept to finished product through the magic of visual storytelling.

Technology & Facilities

JMC Academy’s campuses have dedicated digital art + development studios with purpose built workstations, cintiq and intuos pro wacom tablets, non-digital art studio for prototyping, stop motion, sculpting and life drawings, portable VR development suites, motion capture studios, 3D printers, green-screen cyclorama studio and mixing + recording studios.

JMC uses a range of software including Unity 3D and Unreal Game Engine, Autodesk Maya, Adobe Creative Cloud, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Suite, Foundry Suite with Nuke + Mari, Redshift GPU + Arnold CPU Renderer, Adobe Suite, Toon Boom Harmony with Unity middleware, Shotgun Studio and SourceTree.


JMC Academy’s standard Bachelor degree can be completed in 3 years. However, you can graduate in only 2 years if you enrol in JMC’s accelerated Bachelor degree program. Part-time study is also available to domestic students.

Intake Dates: February, June, September.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 13 February 2023
25 September 2023
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

75 Grey Street
South Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

  • Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate
  • English proficiency: minimum IELTS 6.0 overall (with no single band score below 5.5) or equivalent (Contact us for more information)
  • Interview
  • Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement
  • Folio


JMC Academy
Sydney Campus
561 Harris Street Ultimo New South Wales 2007