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Learn to write code or use game-development engines to create computer or video games in a studio environment that mirrors the latest games industry practice.
This program is multidisciplinary, industry-focused and the only one of its kind in Australia.
You'll work with artists and producers to create or modify the game to enhance its capabilities, incorporating digital graphics, animation, sound, video, photographs, and images.
This unique program mirrors the games design industry, giving you the chance to work with digital art teams in a studio environment to develop computer games and graphics software.
Delivered in the context of an IT and design framework, you will learn specialised skills in games and graphics programming.
You’ll learn to read and write computer code (using both game-development engines and lower-level programming libraries) to create video games. You’ll create or modify games to enhance your capabilities, incorporating digital graphics, animation, sound, video, photographs, and images.
Studies are set in the broader context of computer science and software engineering. This means graduates will be qualified to work in the games industry as well as the IT industry more generally.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, studios, workshops, presentations and group discussions.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
You'll work on interactive media projects with students from the design programs. Working in a multidisciplinary environment creates a setting that closely follows the games development process in the industry.
Work placements with games companies are also encouraged to give you a real industry experience.
Graduates typically work in the games and computer graphics industries or the general IT industry.
On completion of the degree, you will have acquired aesthetic and technical abilities in art, design and programming.
This provides entry into industry as animators, 3D visualisers and modellers, games programmers, graphics programmers, interface designers, and digital artists.
The types of careers this qualification leads to may include:
- games programming
- special FX, graphics, virtual reality programming
- robotics and simulation
- web programming
- mainstream IT industry.
Program and course information
Don't just play the game, make the game
A unique degree that mirrors the games design industry, you work with digital art teams to develop graphic software and games, using digital art, games graphic design and digital graphics programming.