What will I learn?
In this degree, you will learn how to apply broad technical skills to creative production. It builds upon UniSA is extensive experience offering courses that apply technical computing skills in the creative industries.
With the ongoing growth in games and entertainment, employers need specially trained IT professionals who can build highly visual systems.
In your studies you will learn through exposure to the real working world, and from the very latest in research developments and technologies. You ill have opportunities for industry placements, internships and research projects with industry partners.
You will learn to apply technical skills and creativity to game-type productions, software and interfaces, studying areas such as:
interface design, interaction and experience
tools for software development
game asset creation
computer game design concepts
mobile game development
Careers to consider:
game designer: collaborating with designers and product managers to define game features and system requirements; delivering high quality, functional systems on time and according to specifications; understanding user experience
Android/iOS developer: developing iterative software; collaborating with other developers through code reviews, software planning, and stand-up meetings; contributing to projects from concept to delivery; writing clear, well-commented code
mobile game developer: leading and implementing mobile game development; researching, analysing, designing, developing and testing business appropriate solutions; developing solutions that meet needs for functionality, performance, scalability and reliability
What you'll learn:
You will start your degree with core courses in information technology. These will give you a solid grounding in important areas such as IT, network, database and programming fundamentals, and systems analysis.
You will then move on to your major in games and entertainment design.
In your final year you ill work on a major ICT project.
Future study opportunities:
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
Master of Information Technology (Enterprise Management)
Master of Cybersecurity
Master of Data Science
Which department am I in? School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and obtain a competitive ATAR, and meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV level or above, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
OR Completed one of the following professional courses:
Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) CompTIA A+ Certification Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.0; TOEFL iBT score of 60 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 550 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 169; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 50 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE4.
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This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
A$30,400.00 (US$ 23,779) per year
26 February 2018, 25 June 2018
Mawson Lakes Campus Ground Floor - C Building, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5001, ADELAIDE, Australia