Diploma of Game Design and Development

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102263F

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

A Diploma of Game Design and Development introduces the full spectrum of game art and design, from visual design fundamentals to illustration, game design conception and introductory development processes. Upon completion, you’ll possess the necessary technical skills and exposure to industry to work as an entry-level Game Developer or continue studies at a bachelor level.

This course introduces the full spectrum of game art and design, from visual design fundamentals to game design conception and introductory game development processes. You will be exposed to the technical tools and 3D construction techniques that are integral to the field. This diploma develops the necessary technical skills and exposure to game development processes to begin working in game development, or provide a clear pathway for further study.

Learning outcomes

Develop your individual artistic style and technical skills.
Learn the art of building stories with other people.
Work with industry-standard tools, software and 3D construction techniques.
Gain a practical grounding in the real-world game development industry.

Career opportunities

On successfully completing this qualification, you will have specific skills, knowledge and experiences to pursue employment in the game development industry in a variety of entry-level roles or develop your own entrepreneurial projects. You’ll also have the necessary foundation to pursue further study in related design and technology undergraduate degrees.

Career paths

Character Artist
Game Designer
Environment Designer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
30,880 Per Year Expected Sep 2023
Expected Oct 2023
1 year
Read more1 year full time, 2 years part time, 6 months accelerated

Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
30,880 Per Year Expected Sep 2023
Expected Oct 2023
1 year
Read more1 year full time, 2 years part time, 6 months accelerated

Blended study
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 5.5 with no skills band less than 5.0; Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 525; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 46-59 (minimum 14 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 43 (no skill score <35); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 162, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced; Occupational English Test (OET): D.

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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