In this course you’ll explore games software design, learning the development and processes involved in the production of computer, mobile and video games.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course you’ll explore games software design, learning the development and processes involved in the production of computer, mobile and video games. You will study topics such as 3D graphics and animations, games software design, games mechanics, games software development and production, user interface design for games, artificial intelligence and interaction design.
Games is a rapidly expanding industry so you’ll find excellent career opportunities in Australia and overseas. As part of your studies you will gain practical experience and have the opportunity to engage with industry and the community on current issues.
You can combine Games Software Design and Production with another major to build your skills and expand your career prospects. Recommended majors for this course include Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Games Technology, Internetworking and Network Security or Mobile and Web Application Development.
This course is accredited at the Professional level with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). When you graduate you’ll have the problem-solving and professional skills you need to work in the games (or visualisation) industry.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Games Software Design and Production
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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There may be some reduction in choice of units if completing this course in the external mode. Individual units may require access to specific nominated software.
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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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