What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Computer Science (Simulation and Serious Games) focuses on providing you with computing and mathematical skills to develop simulations and serious computer game programs which are not primarily designed for entertainment.
Serious games are an important tool used to model processes from the real world in training airline pilots, military officers, business leaders and medical professionals, and are in demand across a broad range of industries.
The course has been designed in collaboration with industry to meet the need for graduates with skills across the computing and mathematical sciences.
You will work with a range of software, hardware and interaction technologies in order to produce engaging and interactive experiences capable of simulating various scenarios.
Throughout the course, you will develop a comprehensive portfolio of work detailing the planning, development and design of these programs.
What is simulation and serious games?
Simulation and serious games equips you with the skills to design, develop, and measure complex interactive systems for training and education scenarios.
Interactive online environments have become essential tools for training, problem solving and research in a huge range of fields, from engineering to surgery.
Having an understanding of the role of engaging, interactive storytelling within games and simulations is important in order to deliver successful learning outcomes.
This course is specifically designed to provide graduates with comprehensive and portable skills that will be of value in any form of employment that involves some contact with computers and networks and requires a high level of literacy in electronic information.
Analyst Programmer, C++ Programmer, Computer Scientist, Consulting Associate, Database Administrator, Database Developer, Desktop Analyst, Games Developer, Graduate Business Analyst, Graduate Developer, Graduate Microsoft Developer, Graduate Software Developer, Human Cognitive & Computer Scientist, Information Scientist, Information Technology Manager, Information Technology Officer, Information Technology Support Technician, Intelligence Analyst, Java Developer, Mobile App Developer, NET Programmer, Network Development Advisor, Patent Examiners, PeopleSoft Trainee, Programmer (Information Technology), Project Officer, Sales Associate, Software Developer, System Analyst / Developer, System Tester, Systems Designer (Information Technology), Systems Integrator, Systems Scientist, Technical Writer, Technology to Aged Care Project Officer, Test Analyst, User Interface Design Specialist, Web Designer/Developer.
Which department am I in? College of Science and Engineering
Applicants must have completed a secondary schooling for direct entry. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL Paper 550 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of B2.
Applicants must have completed a secondary schooling for direct entry.
Prerequisities: SACE stage 2 mathematical methods or mathematical studies or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
They must also satisfy the following English language requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL Paper 550 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of B2.
Offered by this university
Western Sydney University offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice (Standard)
Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice (Extended)
Diploma in Social Science (Standard)
Diploma in Social Science (Extended)
A$28,400.00 (US$ 22,214) per year
19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019, 29 July 2019
Flinders University Bedford Park Campus, Sturt Road, BEDFORD PARK, South Australia, 5042, ADELAIDE, Australia