Games and Apps Production

Graduate Diploma in Games and Apps Production (GradDipGamesAppsProd)

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Develop the knowledge and skills to create games and apps with the latest software technology and industry best practices, as well as relevant business and marketing skills.

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  • ATAR

  • Course Code

    • G1074
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 semesters full-time (if commencing in Semester 1) or part-time equivalent subject to unit availability. Students commencing mid-year (Semester 2) will need 1.5 years minimum enrolment (a total of 3 semesters) to complete requirements.
  • Course Code

    • G1074
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 semesters full-time (if commencing in Semester 1) or part-time equivalent subject to unit availability. Students commencing mid-year (Semester 2) will need 1.5 years minimum enrolment (a total of 3 semesters) to complete requirements.

Course Description

Video Games and Apps are everywhere. In our living rooms, classrooms, in the workplace, assisting our fitness routines, our shopping experiences, and as part of the way we connect and share with family and friends. As a developer of interactive media, there has never been a better time for your creations to gain global exposure and end up on countless people’s screens. But there’s no use making an app that nobody wants – or having something amazing that doesn’t get the exposure it deserves.

The Graduate Diploma in Games and Apps Production will provide you not only with the knowledge and skills to create games and apps with the latest software technology and industry best practices, but you’ll also learn how to develop business and marketing skills too. You’ll gain deeper insight into the tools and methodologies of game development as well as understanding software development project management, and dynamic collaborative practices for efficient workflow.

Working closely with industry, your projects will be informed by real-world contexts such as market analysis and business requirements. Additionally, you’ll be creating games and apps fit for market – developed at all times as viable products for commercial and non-commercial environments. The course encompasses complete end-to-end development of games and apps from concept through to final product, release, and maintenance.

The Graduate Diploma in Games and Apps Production equips you with both the experience you need to envisage, design and create innovative and imaginative games and apps, but also the business knowledge and marketing skills to make sure the world knows about it.

This course is relevant to those who wish to create interactive multimedia applications for desktop, mobile, and console platforms. This includes games or apps for entertainment or education, data visualisation, as well as software development for process management, training, or teaching.

CRICOS Code: 088772F

 

  • Location

    • Perth Campus
  • Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
  • School

    • School of Arts
  • Qualification

    • Graduate Diploma in Games and Apps Production (GradDipGamesAppsProd)

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own 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.

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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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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. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students up to $10,000 off your first year tuition fee via the International Welcome Scholarships. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

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Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

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Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
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  • A recent Curriculum Vitae