Diploma of Creative Arts (Game Design)

JMC Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075767K

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

At Diploma level, design, develop, prototype and implement an idea, and gain hands-on knowledge of leading industry software and game engines.

Explore everything from concept drawing, digital sculpting and visual narrative to expressive animation techniques, game art development, 3D modelling, asset creation and building immersive game spaces.

You will begin to understand the core components of visual narrative and games design and will adopt a range of rich, diverse and expressive animation techniques, which you'll develop into sophisticated outcomes. A solid foundation in game-art development practice will provide you with the perfect platform upon which to deepen your critical level of knowledge and understanding in a Bachelor degree.

Technology & Facilities

JMC Academy has dedicated digital art + development studios with purpose built workstations, cintiq and intuos pro wacom tablets, non-digital art studio for prototyping, stop motion, sculpting and life drawings, portable VR development suites, motion capture studios, 3D printers, green-screen cyclorama studio and mixing + recording studios.

JMC uses a range of software including Unity 3D and Unreal Game Engine, Autodesk Maya, Adobe Creative Cloud, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Suite, Foundry Suite with Nuke + Mari, Redshift GPU + Arnold CPU Renderer, Adobe Suite, Toon Boom Harmony with Unity middleware, Shotgun Studio and SourceTree.

Duration

When undertaken full-time, the Diploma of Creative Arts (Game Design) can be completed in 8 months (2 trimesters).

Upon successful completion of the Diploma qualification, students are eligible to continue their studies into the bachelor’s degree with advanced standing of two trimesters.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
22,600 Per Year
Read moreFee per trimester: 11,300; Total tuition fee: 22,600
Sep 2022
Jun 2023
8 months
Read more8 months (2 trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne (Park Street) Campus
208 Park Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Australia
22,600 Per Year
Read moreFee per trimester: 11,300; Total tuition fee: 22,600
Sep 2022
Jun 2023
8 months
Read more8 months (2 trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne (Bank Street) Campus
169-171 Bank Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate
  • English proficiency: minimum IELTS 6.0 overall (with no single band score below 5.5) or equivalent (Contact us for more information)
  • Interview
  • Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement
  • Folio

Address

JMC Academy
Sydney Campus
561 Harris Street
Ultimo New South Wales 2007
Australia
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