Have you ever wondered how your favourite video games are developed? As a software developer and computer programmer, you can help turn an idea into a video or mobile game. With increasing opportunities in this growing industry, you will gain the skills needed to work in both the international games industry and information technology industry.
In this Degree programme, you will learn games software design and the development and processes involved in creating computer, mobile and video games. You will also explore 3D graphics and animation, games software design, games mechanics, games software development and production, user interface design for games, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and interaction design.
In the final year of your programme, you will take part in an IT Professional Practice Project unit. This includes working in a team with other students and consulting with real clients to recommend, develop and implement new technologies to solve business problems.
Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.
GAMES SOFTWARE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION
ICT288 VIRTUAL REALITIES AND GAMES SOFTWARE DESIGN
ICT284 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
ICT396 USER INTERFACE DESIGN
ICT367 VIRTUAL REALITIES AND GAMES SOFTWARE PRODUCTION
ICT365 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORKS
ICT302 IT PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PROJECT
ICT167 PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Students with Murdoch University-recognised Kaplan Diplomas or relevant Private Diplomas will be given up to 8-modules exemptions while Polytechnic Diplomas will be given up to 12-module exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. As students can gain entry direct to Year 2 of the programme, they can complete the programme in 16 months instead of 28 months.
The BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GAMES SOFTWARE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION (Double Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.