Games Development

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 31.9 k / Year(s) Deadline: Dec 15, 2024
160 place StudyQA ranking:2561 Duration:3 years

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This course offers a sound education in all aspects of information technology and develops the diverse skills necessary for a career in computer games development.

Students gain enhanced work-ready expertise in games development; practical problem-solving skills based on leading-edge IT theory; communication skills in a variety of forms including written, verbal, online and technical literacies; and an awareness of the principles of ethics and corporate governance in a variety of settings.

Year 1

  • Web Systems
  • Communication for IT Professionals
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Business Requirements Modelling
  • Applications Programming
  • Networking Essentials
  • Digital Multimedia

Year 2

  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Computer Game Design
  • Select 6 credit points of electives
  • Select 6 credit points from the following:
  • Computer Graphics Rendering Techniques
  • Introduction to Computer Game
  • Programming
  • Programming for Special Effects

Year 3

  • Project Management and the Professional
  • Game Design Studio 1
  • Select 6 credit points from the following:
  • 3D Computer Animation
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Select 6 credit points of electives
  • Game Design Studio 2
  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • Non-current school leavers are advised to complete the employment question on their UAC application and provide supporting statements of employment to UAC as bonus points may be awarded on the basis of relevant work experience. Non-current school leavers can also provide a professional portfolio as bonus points may be awarded based on their quality and relevance to games development.
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.0 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 500-549 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 60-78 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 50-57; or CAE: 169-175
  • Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Academic Excellence Awards

grants valued at A$10,000 will be awarded to commencing international students enrolling in undergraduate coursework programs. The awards will be credited as two separate A$5000 instalments for a total of two sessions.

UTS:INSEARCH Graduate Scholarship 

 grants will be awarded to high-achieving UTS:INSEARCH graduates commencing at UTS.

Full Tuition Scholarships 

 the first full degree scholarships to be offered at undergraduate level (for up to four years of study at UTS). 

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