Torrens University Australia

Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art)

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095346K

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Be part of one of the biggest industries in the World. If you love games and want to create breathtaking environments and characters for one of the biggest industries in the world, then Game Art is for you.

The Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art) will develop your artistic style and technical skills through a combination of traditional art practices and the use of industry standard software. You will create beautiful environments and characters and use these assets to develop immersive experiences in an industry that is bigger than the music and movie sectors put together!

Throughout the course you will work alongside lecturers who will offer you practical industry insights and collaborate with other game artists and programmers to develop an industry-level game.

In addition to practical skills, knowledge and design capability, the Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art) also has a holistic approach to developing your individual attributes and abilities in ‘soft skills’ such as communication, commercial acumen, and understanding of business realities. The development of ‘soft skills’ underpins all learning and responds to a growing understanding by both employers and students that these skills enhance a graduate’s employability.

KEY STUDY OUTCOMES:

  • Create your own games
  • Collaborate on projects with fellow students including problem based solutions for gaming
  • Group Capstone project where you’ll develop a game in a similar environment to a studio
  • Have an understanding of the history of video games as creative technologies and as cultural artefacts
  • Develop enhanced skills in 2D, 3D, animation, environment art, character art, user experience in games
  • Develop electronic games across multi-platforms including online, mobile and console

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • 2D Artists
  • 3D Modeler Generalist
  • Animator
  • Texture Artist
  • Environment Artist
  • Character Artist
  • Technical Artist

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,000 Per Year Read more90,000 for the entire course
Start date: Expected September 2021
Duration: Full-time: 3 years; Accelerated: 2 years
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)
Address

Fortitude Valley Campus

90 Bowen Terrace
Brisbane Queensland 4006
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete international Qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:

Work experience, and/or other formal, informal or non-formal study attempted and/or completed, OR
Design portfolio (6-10 pieces of original creative work)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.0 (min. sub-score 5.5); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 550; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 60-78 (min. 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 (no skill score <42); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 169, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced. No less than 162 in any paper; Occupational English Test (OET): C

Address

Torrens University Australia
Wakefield Street Campus
88 Wakefield Street Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia