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
Building Enterprise Skills
Consulting and Freelancing
Information Technology Project Management
Introduction to 3D Graphics and Animation
Introduction to ICT Research Methods
IT Professional Practice Project
Systems Analysis and Design
User Interface Design
Virtual Realities and Games Software Design
Virtual Realities and Games Software Production
Cyber Security and Forensics
Cyber Forensics and Information Technology
Security Architectures and Systems Administration
Information Security Policy and Governance
Students are required to complete the following common units:
Applicants with a Polytechnic Diploma may be exempted from up to 12 units and can gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. Applicants with a Murdoch University-recognised Kaplan Diploma or a private Diploma may be exempted from up to 8 units and can also gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. The programme can be completed in 16 months instead of 28 months and applicants have the option to enrol for either Single or Double Majors.
The Bachelor’s Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing.
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education and the Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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.