• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Develop the skills required to produce complex interactive systems used in games design, preparing you to work in the serious gaming, training/education, entertainment gaming and defence industries in the Information Technology (Simulation and Serious Games) (Honours) at Flinders University. 


Why study Information Technology (Simulation and Serious Games) (Honours) at Flinders University

  • Cover the tools and processes used in industry to design and build interactive experiences
  • Gain computing and mathematical skills required to develop simulations and serious games
  • Build a portfolio of work that demonstrates your capacity for planning, development and program design
  • Accredited by the Australian Computer Society
  • Study in our $120 million science and technology precinct at Tonsley
Your career

Graduates with qualifications in serious gaming are in demand across a broad range of industries like health, education, defence as well as the private sector. Your degree will prepare you to not only work in the simulation and serious games disciplines but also across traditional computing and information technology domains.

Potential occupations include:
  • digital content coordinator
  • data scientist
  • system modeller
  • game play developer
  • game programmer.
Potential employers include:
  • information technology services
  • educational institutions
  • health industry
  • defence industry
  • government bodies
  • private sector


This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Computing
  • Computer Programming
  • Simulation and Serious Game Design
  • Database Modelling and Knowledge Engineering
  • Software Engineering Principles and Practice
  • Professional Skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.

CRICOS: 098227D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31200 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9352 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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