Study Digital and Interactive Games

Potential Career Outcomes
Course overview

Gaining a qualification in digital and interactive games will equip you with an in-depth knowledge of all aspect of designing and developing digital games such as creating animation and game users’ interfaces. You will gain knowledge in using industry standard software such as 3d Coat , Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop and Unity. With these qualifications, you will acquire skills to work in a diverse range of game designing roles.

Interested in game designing? In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Build a database to support a computer game
  • Prepare games for different platforms and delivery modes
  • Apply advanced programming skills in another language
  • Create and implement designs for a 3-D games environment
  • Create a complex 3-D interactive computer game
  • Design digital applications
Graduate Outcomes
  • Individuals in this field can earn on average $1,596 per week.
  • The number of people working in this field is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
  • It is projected that over the next 5 years there will be around 10,000 job openings.
  • Most people in the field work in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Information Media and Telecommunications; and Education and Training industry.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall)
Related Courses
  • Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games  

Duration:  18 – 52 weeks
Intake: 4 Terms
Cost: $8,430 – $29,170

Locations:  Most cities – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide

  • Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games

Duration: 39 – 104 weeks

Intake: 4 Terms

Cost: $9,750 – $36,070

Locations: Most cities – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide

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