Bachelor of IT Focus on Games Programming

Academy of Information Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094327K

Level of study: Undergraduate


The face of the IT world has changed dramatically over the past few years. The rise of smartphones means an unprecedented number of people are accessing information through apps more than any other platform - and more people are playing mobile games than ever. Game Programming, mobile development and information technology are our three IT focuses at AIT. Our mobile app development course is the first of its kind in Australia, with a range of cross-platform subjects that will prepare you to take advantage of the shifting market. You will develop complex software applications across a range of mobile and web platforms, and learn how to test, debug and refine them for the market.


Learn the key skills required to programme incredible games that are engaging, tell stories and solve problems.

Coding Techniques

How to code using object-oriented language such as:

  • C++
  • Java
  • C#
  • Objective-C

Digital Project Management

How to successfully manage projects to ensure delivery is on-time, on-budget and on-quality.

Leading-edge Mobile App Development

How to create apps for Android & iOS, including those that are data-driven. Learn design principles, advanced programming & how to develop an app that can be deployed across a range of devices and platforms.

IT Security

Learn about Information security issues and system security implementation to protect app data from unauthorized access.


Work with speed & efficiency and collaborate effectively under real-world pressure on industry briefs and development pipelines.


In this course, you’ll learn how to use the following software - which is standard across the industry:

  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Blender


This sector has traditionally dominated app usage and is forecast to see further growth - from $34.8 billion in 2016 to $74.6 billion by 2020.

Specific Roles

  • Game Developer
  • Game Engineer
  • Games Programmer
  • Graphics & VR Programmer
  • Game Designer
  • AIT Programmer
  • Level Designer


3 Years Full Time - On Campus 16 Hours Per Week;

2 Years Accelerated

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
21,400 Per Year
Read moreTuition fee: 64,200 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee: 200
06 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3 Years Full Time - On Campus 16 Hours Per Week; 2 Years Accelerated; Delivery: Online for now

Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 13, 120 Spencer Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Completion of year 12 or equivalent; OR

Certificate IV, VET Diploma or Higher Education Diploma (completion); OR

Successful completion of one year of full-time study in a degree course at a higher education provider; OR

Admission via non-academic criteria may include demonstrated interest or experience in relevant fields or work. Students may be asked to demonstrate this through a short-written piece, interview and or portfolio

IELTS Academic 6.0 or equivalent


Academy of Information Technology
Sydney Campus
Level 2, 7 Kelly Street
Sydney New South Wales 2007
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