Set yourself up for a career in the games production industry with this tailored course taught by international experts.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Our Games Art and Design course is based on industry best practice, combining creative processes and concepts with the latest industry standard tools, techniques and workflows to create games for a growing global market.
You’ll learn from international games production experts, including Simon Allen, who worked as an animator for Pixar, Jason Trevenen, who worked as a concept artist for Disney, and Brad Power, who was lead designer at the Perth studio of AAA developer Interzone Games.
This course is streamed to industry specialisations – concept artist, games designer and technical artist – and offers a number of pathways to a career in the games industry: production art for 3D modelling, animation and texture painting; concept art for 2D illustration and character design; and game design for virtual world construction, level design, and high-concept gameplay development.
You'll engage in work‐related learning that will enable you to create innovative games and interactive media solutions,and project manage a Games Art and Design project. With these broad skills you'll be able to work across a range of disciplines within the international games industry.
When you graduate you may choose from a range of careers, including concept artist, technical artist, animator, character modeller, game designer, environment modeller, production artist, matte and texture painter, game play tester, lighting artist and level designer.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
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