36 months
31500 AUD/year
9000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


During Games Design course offered at Griffith University, you will learn how to create the games that people love to play the world over.  

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You will receive a thorough grounding in the creative development of game art and design, moving from art-foundation skills to storytelling, storyboarding, cinematography, 3D modelling, human movement, game level design, computer interface issues, sound design.

In your final year of Games Design course offered at Griffith University , you will have the opportunity to participate in a major group project, with the aim to ship your first game title to market. 

You will also have the opportunity to engage with industry practitioners and gain hands-on experience with games production.


You will be prepared to work as a prop, environment, character or technical artist, gameplay, level, system or combat designer, gameplay programmer,3D modeller, 2D or 3D animator, or motion capture animator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Games Design  
  • Game Development
  • Programming for Interactive Media
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Prerequisite for chosen major
  • Realtime Environments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 061452M 

  • Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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