University of Canberra

Bachelor of Digital Design (Game Design) (ARB302.1)

University of Canberra

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102461M

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees


In the Bachelor of Digital Design (Game Design) students will gain experience in the design and creation of games. This will include the theoretical and practical skills and knowledge required to work in either a technical or creative role. Students will develop an understanding of the game design and production process from concept development and idea generation through to the production methodologies that are applied in today's leading game studios. The course also encompasses aspects of human-centred and player-centred design methodologies. Students will gain a thorough understanding of game design developing skills in areas such as game design and game art. This will include key concepts such as game mechanics, artificial intelligence, 3D graphics, animation and real-time technology. These areas of expertise will be enhanced by exposure to essential knowledge required to participate and engage with the games and interactive design industry. This will include areas such as teamwork, problem-solving strategies and contemporary production methodologies. Learning will be achieved through activities such as creating interactive works, engaging with the game industry and its members, reviewing both historical and contemporary creative work and literature. All students that complete the qualification will be given the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge to the development of creative works. (You will make games!)

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 32,200 Per Year
Start date: 06 February 2023
31 July 2023
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time

UC in TAFE Queensland Brisbane (South Bank)

66 Ernest Street
Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

Year 12

Overseas qualification

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169: Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.


University of Canberra
11 Kirinari Street
Canberra Australian Capital Territory 2617