Bachelor of Design (Game Design) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Design (Game Design)

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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Create games that will change the world

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Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
CRICOS code
098465A
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 013151
  • Moreton Bay From 2021
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR312
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English, Maths A, B or C
Total courses
24
Total units
288

In this program you will:

  • Analyse the meanings and cultural implications of gameplay and story, using this knowledge to create emotionally rich and challenging experiences within your own games and simulations.
  • Specialise in game art, interactive narrative, or programming.
  • Have the opportunity to use elective subjects to hone your studies in a particular subject area, from areas as diverse as Indigenous Studies, Health Promotion, or Politics and International Relations.
  • Work as a specialist in multidisciplinary project teams, gaining hands-on experience developing for PC, smart-phones and tablets, augmented reality, and virtual reality.
Career opportunities:
  • Computer programmer/systems analyst
  • Games designer/developer
  • App developer
  • Programmer
  • Web designer/developer
  • Mixed reality designer
  • Augmented and virtual reality developer
  • Video artist/Video editor

 

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