36 months
26700 AUD/year
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In this Bachelor of Games and Interactive Design from University of Canberra students will gain experience in the design and creation of games and interactive digital media. This will include the theoretical and practical skills and knowledge required to work in either a technical or creative role. 

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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.

Students will gain a thorough understanding of games and interactive design developing skills in areas such as game design, game art, and computer programming. 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 games 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!)

The games and interactive design industry is growing rapidly in both local and international markets with revenue in the billions of dollars.

Graduates of this Bachelor of Games and Interactive Design from University of Canberra may find employment in a variety of roles such as:

  • Games/interactive media designer
  • Games/interactive media programmer
  • Simulation developer/designer
  • Software Engineer
  • Animator/Character Animator
  • 3D modeller/Environment Artist
  • Screen & Media Artist/Visual Effects Artist
  • Concept Artist
  • Game Artist
  • Game Reviewer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 3D Character Animation
  • Advanced Games Programming 
  • Advanced Real-Time Production
  • Experimental Game Design 
  • History, Culture and Foundation of Games 

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  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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72 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification 
CRICOS Code: 085980M

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